3 MI judges on list of candidates for Supreme Court

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Three judges from Michigan are on President Donald Trump’s list of candidates for the soon-to-be vacant Supreme Court seat.

On Wednesday, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he would be retiring, effective July 31.

Trump said he will start the effort to replace Kennedy immediately and that he would pick from the list of 25 names he used to nominate Justice Neil Gorsuch in April 2017.

The judges from Michigan include:

  • Raymond Kethledge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Joan Larsen, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Robert Young, Supreme Court of Michigan (Retired)

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