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 Judge Merrick Garland
 To Fill The Vacancy On The Supreme Court

Sadly, there are those who are advocating that President Obama should not nominate, or the US Senate should refuse to even consider, a replacement on the Court for the seat vacated by the late-Justice Scalia.

The NAACP is committed to working with the President and the U.S. Senate to fill this vacancy and continue the important work of our nation's highest court

While the National Office encourages units to challenge government policies that negatively impact African-American communities, according to the NAACP bylaws, units seeking to participate in legal action must ‘seek prior, timely authorization in writing’ from the President /CEO and Genera l Counsel.