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The Legal Implications Of Ginsburg's Vacant Supreme Court Seat

The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has opened a fight over the nomination to succeed her on the bench.

President Trump and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are moving quickly to set up a nominee. Trump’s Democratic rival, Joe Biden, says he should be the one to pick the nominee if he wins the presidency.

Host Robin Young speaks with Emily Bazelon, staff writer for New York Times Magazine and Truman Capote fellow at Yale Law School, about the fight ahead and Ginsburg’s legacy.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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