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How will the vacancy left by Scalia’s death affect the balance of the court?
February 13, 2016 at 10:20 PM EST
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Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal joins Megan Thompson to discuss what effect Justice Antonin Scalia's death may have on pending Supreme Court cases and its overall ideological balance.
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