US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announces retirement
29 June, 2018, 14:43 | Author: Grady King
President Donald Trump is expected to nominate a more conservative replacement, giving the right a five-four majority.
A traditional conservative, he advanced gay rights, reinforced abortion rights and erased political spending limits.
He sided with the court's four liberal justices on same-sex marriage: He wrote several rulings expanding marriage rights, including the 2015 decision that legalized same-sex marriage throughout the country.
Republicans refused to hold a hearing on President Barack Obama's nominee to replace Justice Antonin Scalia after the conservative stalwart died suddenly in February 2016, insisting that the seat should remain vacant until voters chose a new president that November, almost nine months later - an unprecedented move.
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In a statement, ICNA Council for Social Justice, an Islamic social justice and human rights organization, said that it was not the first time that the court had allowed official racism and xenophobia to continue rather than standing up to it.
Republicans, with a 51-49 advantage in the Senate, are planning to move ahead.
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Kennedy called it the "highest of honors to serve on this Court", and he expressed his "profound gratitude for having had the privilege to seek in each case how best to know, interpret, and defend the Constitution and the laws that must always conform to its mandates and promises". But so far they have shown zero interest in any sort of delay in getting a second Trump justice onto the bench, with McConnell planning confirmation hearings in August and a Senate debate and vote as soon as possible thereafter. If the Senate divides 50-50, Vice President Mike Pence could break a tie to confirm the nominee.
Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, said Kennedy's role as the deciding votes in big cases means this confirmation fight will be more consequential than any in decades.
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Kennedy's vote, positioned at the very centre of the court, gives him a place of special prominence among the nine justices.
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The American Civil Liberties Union said the decision will " go down in history as one of the Supreme Court's greatest failures". Allowing discrimination to emanate from our nation's highest office undermines the Constitution and our values as a nation.
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They would have preferred to see that opinion remain on the books to influence other lower court judges considering similar cases. Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has said there is no evidence of hostility against religion in Stutzman's case.
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