What comes now in the wake of Justice Kennedy’s retirement?

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will likely be replaced by someone more solidly conservative, and Democrats have little power to stop it – but that doesn’t necessarily mean that landmark liberal decisions of the past will be reversed, says Alicia Uribe-McGuire, a political science professor who studies the politics of judicial appointments. Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

Editor’s note: To contact Alicia Uribe-McGuire, call 559-905-7744; email aburibe@illinois.edu. Note that Uribe is pronounced “yoo-REE-bee.”

Source: Illinois NEWS BUREAU

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What comes now in the wake of Justice Kennedy’s retirement?
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What comes now in the wake of Justice Kennedy’s retirement?
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Justice Anthony Kennedy is stepping down from the U.S. Supreme Court and his replacement could be confirmed this fall. What can we expect from the nomination process? And how might the court change? U. of I. political science professor Alicia Uribe-McGuire focuses her research on the politics of Supreme Court and other federal judicial appointments