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Replacing Scalia -- A historical perspective

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In the modern era, there is no precedent for the Senate to hold up a Supreme Court nomination in an election year when a Supreme Court Justice dies

Since 1900, there have been only four Supreme Court vacancies in Presidential election years -- and only one vacancies arose from the death of a Justice.

Joseph Rucker Lamar died on 1/2/1916, and was replaced six months later (6/1/1916) by Louis Brandeis. Read more about Replacing Scalia -- A historical perspective

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