President Donald Trump’s list of potential contenders has revealed five women to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who served as an associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1993 till her death in 2020.
Trump on his interview with “Fox & Friends” on Monday said he will likely make his pick to succeed Ginsburg by the end of the weak.
“ I think it will be on Friday or Saturday and we want to pay respect , it looks like we will have services on Thursday or Friday, as I understand it, and I think we should, with all due respect for Justice Ginsburg, wait for services to be over,” said Trump.
The following is the list of five potential SCOTUS runners; however, it is unclear who the fifth person is.
The first female Judge mentioned is, Amy Coney Barrett. she is the highest-profile individual of the other four contenders. Barrett is an American lawyer, jurist and former academic who serves as a circuit Judge on the U.S Court of Appeals for the seventh Circuit.
Barret considers herself a public-meaning originalist; her Judicial philosophy has been linked to that of her mentor and former boss, Antonin Scalia, Barrett’s scholarship focuses on originalism, statutory interpretation, and stare decisis.
Allison Jones Rushing as the youngest contender, she is an American attorney and jurist serving as a United States Circuit judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the fourth circuit. she was nominated for the position by President Donald Trump in August 2018 and confirmed by the senate in March 2019.
Joan Larsen is an American attorney and jurist serving as a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the sixth circuit. She previously was an associate Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court from 2015 to 2017.
And Barbara Lagoa is an American attorney and jurist serving as a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Prior to becoming a federal judge, she was the first Hispanic woman to be appointed as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Florida.