Monday, July 9, 2018
As President Trump prepares to announce his choice to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, several expert court-watchers assess the possible impact of this change.
President Trump's Supreme Court shortlist has reportedly been whittled down to three contenders ahead of a Monday night announcement on a nominee to succeed retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.
The Reagan-appointed Kennedy was long seen as a swing vote, but was lately a reliable conservative vote, including the decision upholding the Administration's travel ban, and the striking down of a California abortion law.
What will the post-Kennedy Supreme Court look like?
Guy Charles, Duke University School of Law, professor; founding director of Duke Center on Law, Race and Politics (@ProfGuyCharles)
Martha Ginn, Augusta University, professor and associate dean of Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (@MHGinn)
John Szmer, UNC Charlotte, associate professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration