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you're that person a fair hearing and president Barack Obama naming his nominee to replace the late Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia his pet Merrick garland a sixty three year old judge now serving on the U. S. circuit court of appeals in Washington DC , Republicans in the Senate had vowed to block any nominee to replace Scalia saying the next chapter should be chosen by Obama's picks after but Obama may have found a candidate lawmakers will find hard to ignore a former prosecutor garland is viewed as a moderate with a history of drawing Republican support ended sixty three he's older than the typical Supreme Court nominee which might also anti Senate Republicans into backing his nomination , garland served in the justice department under former president Bill Clinton who appointed him to his current post , he is the third justice nominated by Obama since the president took office