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Supreme Court / Scalia Death #1095211

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 14, 2016
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Reports introduced.

(El Paso: Jim Avila) The developing news after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in his sleep, featured; scenes shown of the Texas hunting ranch. [Ranch owner John POINDEXTER, Presidio County Judge Cinderela GUEVARA@- comment on Scalia's day & death.]

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Mexico City: Terry Moran) The Scalia legacy for constitutional law reviewed; details given about his positions on the Second Amendment. Gore v. Bush in 2000, Obamacare, same-sex marriage & current cases before the court. [SCALIA - speaks about the Constitution, Bush v. Gore, homosexual marriage, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.]

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The view of Senator Mitch McConnell that the Supreme Court decision should be left to the next president while President Obama promises to move ahead examined; Republicans Ted Cruz & McConnell quoted. [OBAMA - promises to nominate a successor.] [CRUZ, Hillary CLINTON - offer views on a replacement procedure.] Possible candidates named: Merrick Garland@, Jane Kelly & Sri Srinavasan@. The bar for a Supreme Court nomination discussed.

(Studio: Tom Llamas, Dan Abrams) The process for a 4-4 court vote, the prospects for the Texas abortion case discussed.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Scalia in his own words presented; scenes & photos shown. [SCALIA - says he loves to argue, promotes debate over democracy, his friendships on the bench, when he would retire.] Ginsburg quoted.

Llamas, Tom;
Avila, Jim;
Moran, Terry;
Karl, Jonathan;
Dan, Tom Llamas,

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