How Trump May Impact EEOC Subpoena Ruling At High Court

By attorneys at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP (December 19, 2016, 12:11 PM EST) -- Anne Knox Averitt

Stephen Parsley

Keith S. Anderson President-elect Donald Trump's election injects uncertainty into the U.S. Supreme Court's makeup and its future rulings, including for employment-related cases. Because the U.S. Senate has not held confirmation hearings on Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama's pending nominee, Trump will have the opportunity to nominate a new justice. Considering the advanced age of several other members of the court — particularly Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg (83), Anthony Kennedy (80), and Stephen Breyer (78) — there is a significant likelihood that Trump will have at least one additional nomination.

The election results also guaranteed that Republicans will...

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