Earlier today at the WHITE HOUSE, with Vice President JOE BIDEN at his right side, President BARACK OBAMA named CHICAGO,IL-native Chief Judge MERRICK BRIAN GARLAND as his nominee for the UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT COURT!!!
Justice MERRICK GARLAND currently serves as Chief Judge for the U.S. COURT Of APPEALS for the DISTRICT Of COLUMBIA CIRCUIT, meaning; he is Chief Judge for the second highest court in the entire UNITED STATES.
He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of HARVARD UNIVERSITY, and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the HARVARD SCHOOL Of LAW.
If confirmed, Chief Judge Garland would replace the recently deceased Justice ANTONIN GREGORY SCALIA.