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  • What comes now in the wake of Justice Kennedy’s retirement?

    Illinois political scientist Alicia Uribe-McGuire studies the politics of judicial appointments.

    Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy will likely be replaced by someone more solidly conservative, and Democrats have little power to stop it – but that doesn’t necessarily mean that landmark liberal decisions of the past will be reversed, says Alicia Uribe-McGuire, a political science professor who studies the politics of judicial appointments.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s note: To contact Alicia Uribe-McGuire, call 559-905-7744; email Note that Uribe is pronounced “yoo-REE-bee.”