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Senators Can Honor Justice Scalia by Upholding the Constitution
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Senators Can Honor Justice Scalia by Upholding the Constitution

Author Michele Jawando urges the U.S. Senate to put aside partisan politics in order ensure that the U.S. Supreme Court is fully functioning in the face of Justice Antonin Scalia's death.

The tragic and untimely passing of Justice Antonin Scalia leaves only eight justices on the Supreme Court to hear and decide some of the most consequential cases in decades.

In less than a month the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a case that could severely erode women’s ability to access reproductive health care services. In January, the court heard a case that could have serious consequences for public unions and the survival of the middle class. And before the end of the court’s term, the justices are slated to decide on President Obama’s immigration programs — DAPA (Deferred Action for Parental Accountability) and expanded DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) — putting in limbo the lives of millions of families who fear losing a loved one to deportation.

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Michele L. Jawando

Vice President