Supreme Court Nomination

Asian-American Leaders Respond to the Supreme Court Nomination
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Asian-American leaders' reactions were mostly positive following President Barack Obama's nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court Wednesday, with a focus on putting pressure on the Republican-controlled Senate to conduct hearings. Tags: President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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An Asian American Justice Next Time?
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Asian Americans thought there was a strong possibility of an Asian American Justice. More than one name was mentioned. In his first six years, Obama changed the face of the judiciary. Among others, he tapped a record twenty Asian Americans for the … Tags: President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Obama may counter Trump on immigrants with Supreme Court pick
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Among those the administration could turn to are Srinivasan, who has served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit since May 2013; Jacqueline Nguyen, a Vietnamese-American who has been a judge on the San Francisco-based 9th … Tags: Donald J. Trump, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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President Obama, Nominate the First Asian-American Supreme Court Justice
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(This editorial appeared in the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA). Christopher Kang is the NCAPA National Director. He is a former Deputy Assistant and Deputy Counsel to President Barack Obama in the Office of the White House Counsel … Tags: President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Obama's potential Supreme Court justice nominees
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Nguyen, 50, is a Vietnamese-American, who like Watford, sits on the Ninth Circuit. Acknowledged by The New York Times as being one to keep an eye on, her confirmations to both the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California as well as … Tags: President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Asian-Americans ask Obama to nominate one to Supreme Court
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“Throwing in one or two Asian names could be a very nice gesture and a profound statement from the President,” said C.W. Chan, Chair of the Coalition for a Better Chinese American Community. “I certainly hope that the president would consider doing … Tags: President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Asians Eager to Hear of Obama's Supreme Court Choice
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More than 50 kilometers south of Los Angeles is Little Saigon. The area is also known as the “capital of the Vietnamese refugee community.” There is excitement there about Jacqueline Nguyen, a Vietnamese-American, as a possible Supreme Court nominee. Tags: President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Obama's potential Supreme Court justice nominees
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Nguyen, 50, is a Vietnamese-American, who like Watford, sits on the Ninth Circuit. Acknowledged by The New York Times as being one to keep an eye on, her confirmations to both the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California as well as … Tags: President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Obama's potential Supreme Court justice nominees
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Nguyen, 50, is a Vietnamese-American, who like Watford, sits on the Ninth Circuit. Acknowledged by The New York Times as being one to keep an eye on, her confirmations to both the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California as well as … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme […]

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Obama's Potential Supreme Court Justice Nominees Include Nevada Governor
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Nguyen, 50, is a Vietnamese-American, who like Watford, sits on the 9th Circuit. Acknowledged by the New York Times as being one to keep an eye on, her confirmations to both the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California as well as the … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US […]

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Obama pledges to push ahead with Supreme Court nominee
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to move ahead with a Supreme Court justice nominee despite defiance from Senate Republicans, saying he will pick someone with an "independent mind" who understands … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Here Are Obama's Potential Supreme Court Nominees
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Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died of natural causes this weekend at age 79. Scalia leaves behind a Court that splits more or less evenly along ideological lines, and a slate of cases likely to result in a 4-4 tie as long as his … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US […]

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OCA calls for the nomination of an Asian American to SCOTUS
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 23, 2016) — OCA – Asian Pacific American Advocates calls upon President Obama to nominate an Asian American to the Supreme Court, in the wake of the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. This past weekend … Tags: Justice Nominees, OCA, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Lawyers' body requests Obama to nominate South Asian to Supreme Court
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Washington: US President Barack Obama has been requested by a lawyers' body and a Congresswoman to nominate a South-Asian American to the Supreme Court to fill up the vacancy caused by the sudden death of conservative icon Justice Antonin … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US Supreme Court

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Here Are Obama's Potential Supreme Court Nominees
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Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died of natural causes this weekend at age 79. Scalia leaves behind a Court that splits more or less evenly along ideological lines, and a slate of cases likely to result in a 4-4 tie as long as his … Tags: Justice Nominees, President Obama, Supreme Court Nomination, US […]

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