Merrick Garland: Ex-Supreme Court nominee tapped for attorney general

For Democrats, Garland’s election has an appealing side advantage, as it opens a place on the District of Columbia’s circuit court – taken into consideration the 2nd most effective United States judicial body behind the Supreme Court – for a court that will certainly likely be much more youthful than the 68-year-old Garland. Already Ketanji Brown Jackson, a 50-year-old selected to an area court by Barack Obama, is being drifted as a feasible candidate.