Merrick Garland

Merrick Garland: What to Know About Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee

Charles Dharapak/AP Photo (ABC News) — President Barack Obama has nominated Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. Garland, a judicial moderate, currently serves as chief judge of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. The announcement comes about a month after Justice Antonin Scalia’s sudden death put the Supreme Court’s ideological balance up for grabs, and Garland’s nomination is certain to…