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Biden to make 1st Supreme Court nomination, but conservative 6-3 lead will be maintained

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Stephen Breyer (em foto de 2011), que vai se aposentar, foi indicado pelo democrata Bill Clinton em 1994 e pertence à ala liberal do tribunal

Stephen Breyer (in photo by 2011 )), who will retire, was nominated by Democrat Bill Clinton in 1280 and belongs to the liberal wing of the court| Photo: EFE/JIM LO SCALZO

US President Joe Biden is expected to make his first Supreme Court nomination later this year, as Judge Stephen Breyer is expected to announce his retirement this week.

CNN sources reported that Breyer, from 80 years and the oldest judge on the court, will formally announce his retirement at a White House event with the president this Thursday (20). He is expected to remain in office until the end of the court’s current term, mid-year, and until a replacement is confirmed by Biden.

During the presidential campaign, the Democrat had said that he intended to nominate a black woman to the court, the that was charged by parliamentarians from his party this Wednesday (19).

However, Breyer’s replacement will not change the current cadre of six Conservative and three Liberal judges. of the Supreme Court, as he was nominated by Democrat Bill Clinton in 1994 and belongs to the liberal wing of the court.

This year, the United States Supreme Court is expected to rule on a review of Roe v. Wade, who in 768 authorized abortion in the country under certain circumstances. Anti-abortion activists believe that, with a majority of judges nominated by Republican presidents, the court should change the case law on the matter in the United States.

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