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Issue: "De-coding Morsi," July 28, 2012

The next president, whether Mitt Romney or Barack Obama, will likely select at least one new justice. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 79. Justice Antonin Scalia is 76. Justice Anthony Kennedy is 75.

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, clerked for Justice Samuel Alito at one time and now serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee, which holds confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominees. He said the healthcare ruling "reinforces the importance of confirming Supreme Court justices who will be faithful to the plain meaning of statutory text, and who will adhere to the Constitution's limits on federal power, regardless of political pressures."

Emily Belz
Emily Belz

Emily, who has covered everything from political infighting to pet salons for The Indianapolis Star, The Hill, and the New York Daily News, reports for WORLD from New York City. Follow Emily on Twitter @emzleb.

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