This morning President Barack Obama nominated Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the D.C. Circuit to the Supreme Court. This blog covered the nomination live.

Early coverage comes from Nina Totenberg and Carrie Johnson of NPR, Bill Chappell and Carrie Johnson of NPR, Pete Williams, Daniel Arkin, and Erik Ortiz of NBC News, Jordan Fabian of The Hill, Kevin Liptak, Ariane de Vogue, and Manu Raju of CNN, Michael Shear and Gardiner Harris of The New York Times, Jeff Mason and Richard Cowan of Reuters, Richard Wolf of USA Today, Carol Lee, Kristina Peterson, and Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal, Juliet Eilperin, Mike DeBonis, and Jerry Markon of The Washington Post, David Savage and Del Quentin Wilber of the Los Angeles Times, Michael Memoli of the Los Angeles Times, Greg Stohr, Mike Dorning, and Steven Dennis of Bloomberg, Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed, Edward-Isaac Dovere, Sarah Wheaton, and Seung Min Kim of Politico, Debra Cassens Weiss of the ABA Journal, Ed Pilkington and Dan Roberts of The Guardian, Tierney Sneed and Caitlin MacNeal of Talking Points Memo, Kathleen Hennessey and Mary Clare Jalonick of Associated Press, and Dave Boyer of The Washington Times.

Early commentary comes from Sam Baker of National Journal (registration or subscription required), Ian Millhiser at ThinkProgress, Josh Israel at ThinkProgress, Cristian Farias at Huffington Post, Joel Pollak at Breitbart, Jeff Stein at Vox, Rick Hasen at Election Law Blog (with further commentary on the same blog), Leah Libresco at FiveThirtyEight, Noah Feldman at Bloomberg View, Adam Feldman at Empirical SCOTUS, Joe Palazzolo at The Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog, Ben Mathis-Lilley at Slate, Laura Reston and Emma Foehringer Merchant at New Republic, Lincoln Caplan at The New Yorker, and Yasmeen Alamiri at Rare.

Posted in Merrick Garland's nomination to the Supreme Court, Round-up

Recommended Citation: Andrew Hamm, Afternoon round-up: President nominates Garland to Supreme Court, SCOTUSblog (Mar. 16, 2016, 1:27 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2016/03/afternoon-round-up-president-nominates-garland-to-supreme-court/