Judge Merrick Garland: His Jurisprudence and Potential Impact on the Supreme Court
April 27, 2016, 81p.
Provides overview of Judge Merrick Garland jurisprudence, and discusses potential impact on Supreme Court if he, or a judge of similar judicial philosophy, were to be confirmed to succeed Justice Antonin Scalia. Reviews views of Judge Garland on role of the judiciary and statutory interpretation, and addresses 14 separate areas of law, which are arranged in alphabetical order from "administrative law" to "takings." Focuses on areas of law where Justice Scalia can be seen to have influenced Supreme Court approach to certain issues, or served as a fifth and deciding vote on the Court, with a view toward how Judge Garland might approach those same issues if he were to be confirmed.