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CBS News 22 Sep 2020

What's next for the Supreme Court?

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As the fight over Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's replacement heats up, the big question is, what's next for the Supreme Court? CBSN legal analyst Rebecca Roiphe joined CBSN to talk about how this vacancy may impact upcoming cases.


At least 12 peaceful protestors were killed yesterday in #Nigeria according to Amnesty International, as authorities open fired on the crowd.

Since it first began earlier this month, the #EndSARS movement has swep the entire country as many people hit the streets to protests against #police brutality in Nigeria.

The movement was met with harsh crackdown from Nigerian authorities. The open fire last night marked a new height of violence coming from the state.

As the state holds on to its hard stance, what's next for the movement?

Many in the country are beginig to doubt if the authorities are really willing to change, according to Seun Bakare, programmes manager of Amnesty International Nigeria.
President Trump names U.S. Circuit Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his choice to be Ruth Bader Ginsburg's successor on the Supreme Court. A confirmation vote could likely occur before the election.
CEO and chief strategist of Quill Intelligence Danielle DiMartino Booth said the coronavirus recession creates an opportunity to fix the jobs skill shortage in the U.S. She thinks congress should invest in a reskilling program that provides educational opportunities to the already highly skilled employees working in the oil and energy industries that have suffered harshly from Covid-19. Booth also suggests addressing economic inequality by bringing back more trade based learning at a younger age, in programs like shop, and by creating ways for new mothers to not fall out of the workforce after maternity leave. Watch the video to learn what Booth thinks is next for the U.S. economy.
ABC News contributor Kate Shaw explains how the surge in COVID-19 infections could impact the Supreme Court confirmation process and why the Senate must vote in-person.

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