Hillary – next Supreme Court nominee?

Hillary Clinton, Supreme Court Nominee?

 

 

The Protestant Seat on the Supreme Court.

With the announcement of the retirement of Justice Stevens, the question has arisen: Should President Obama nominate a Protestant to succeed him? Of the remaining justices, six are Catholic and two are Jewish. ….

The U.S. population today is roughly 78% Christian, 51% Protestant, 24% Catholic, 16% non-religious, 2% Mormon, 2% Jewish ….

 

 

A New High Court Vacancy — and Two Jews on the Short List

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If either Kagan or Garland is chosen and confirmed, the Jewish representation on the Supreme Court will grow to one-third, with the other two-thirds being Catholic. In such a case, the next Supreme Court would be the first to have no Protestant representation. …

 

http://forward.com/articles/127179/Two of the three leading candidates to replace Stevens on the bench are Jewish jurists: Solicitor General Elena Kagan and Judge Merrick Garland. Currently, two of the nine Supreme Court members, justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer, are Jewish. …http://www.huffingtonpost.com/geoffrey-r-stone/the-protestant-seat_b_533093.htmlhttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/04/12/hillary-clinton-supreme-c_n_533704.html

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  1. worzzz Says:

    Hillary Clinton, Supreme Court Nominee?

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/04/12/hillary-clinton-supreme-c_n_533704.html

    The Protestant Seat on the Supreme Court.

    With the announcement of the retirement of Justice Stevens, the question has arisen: Should President Obama nominate a Protestant to succeed him? Of the remaining justices, six are Catholic and two are Jewish. ….

    The U.S. population today is roughly 78% Christian, 51% Protestant, 24% Catholic, 16% non-religious, 2% Mormon, 2% Jewish ….

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/geoffrey-r-stone/the-protestant-seat_b_533093.html

    A New High Court Vacancy — and Two Jews on the Short List

    …. Two of the three leading candidates to replace Stevens on the bench are Jewish jurists: Solicitor General Elena Kagan and Judge Merrick Garland. Currently, two of the nine Supreme Court members, justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer, are Jewish. …

    If either Kagan or Garland is chosen and confirmed, the Jewish representation on the Supreme Court will grow to one-third, with the other two-thirds being Catholic. In such a case, the next Supreme Court would be the first to have no Protestant representation. …

    http://forward.com/articles/127179/

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