Judge Merrick Garland may well be the most moderate Supreme Court nominee anyone could expect from a Democratic president.
Judge Merrick Garland may well be the most moderate Supreme Court nominee anyone could expect from a Democratic president. J. Scott Applewhite AP
Judge Merrick Garland may well be the most moderate Supreme Court nominee anyone could expect from a Democratic president. J. Scott Applewhite AP

Garland often deferential to executive branch, opinions suggest

March 18, 2016 11:39 AM