Supreme Court Appointments

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Comming Appointment to Fill Court Vacancy

When the United States Supreme Court convened for its current term, October 3, there was a vacancy in its membership caused by the death last July of Associate Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo. While there is precedent for making a recess appointment to the Court, President Roosevelt is expected to delay filling the vacant seat until Congress reassembles in January, so that the new Justice can be confirmed by the Senate before he ascends the bench. In the meantime, speculation has ...

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