Kerry Haynie interviewed by WRAL and Charlotte Observer about the upcoming Supreme Court nomination battle

Thursday, February 18, 2016

“Justice Scalia has anchored the conservative side of the court. Now, with him gone, you have a much divided court, so the stakes are very high for both parties to get that fifth vote,” said Duke professor Kerry Haynie.

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“That Justice Scalia has died before a decision on the appeal has been announced very likely means the General Assembly will be required to redraw new congressional districts and have them approved by the federal court before any election for Congress can take place in North Carolina,” said Haynie, an associate professor of political science and African and African-American Studies.

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