The Constitution allows the president to fill a vacancy on the Court temporarily, bypassing the Senate.
Obama called Republican threats to block his nomination "bluster"
The conservative justice wrote the landmark decision in 2008 that recognized the Second Amendment as an individual right to bear arms.
Justice Antonin Scalia's death puts all three branches of government in play.
Scalia's assertion that African-Americans don't do well at fast-track schools is just plain wrong.
The case the Supreme Court justice said was the perfect justification for capital punishment has fallen apart.
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