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Political scientists reflect on Brown Jackson and Childs as frontrunners for Supreme Court nomination

Author: Carrie Gates and Colleen Sharkey

Categories: Centers and Institutes

On the campaign trail, President Joe Biden committed to nominating a Black woman to any Supreme Court vacancy that might arise during his term in office. After Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement on Thursday, Biden reiterated his intention. Notre Dame political scientists Dianne Pinderhughes, Matthew Hall, and Christina Wolbrecht weighted in on the candidates like to be on Biden’s short list.

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