In the event of a future Supreme Court vacancy, President Trump has a short list of candidates hand-picked by the ultraconservative Heritage Foundation and Federalist Society. AFJ opposes the individuals on this list based on their selection by partisan right-wing interest groups, and Trump’s own statements making it clear that no individual would be on the list unless he or she had a commitment to overturning Roe v. Wade and taking healthcare away from millions of Americans.

Read Nan Aron’s op-ed: No one on Trump’s short list is fit to replace Kennedy

 

Amy Coney Barrett
Indiana
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Age: 46
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Keith Blackwell 
Georgia
Supreme Court of Georgia
Age: 42
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Charles Canady 
Florida
Supreme Court of Florida
Age: 64
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Steven Colloton 
Iowa
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Age: 55
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Allison Eid 
Colorado
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Age: 53
Read more about Allison Eid.
Britt Grant 
Georgia
Supreme Court of Georgia
Age: 40
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Raymond Gruender 
Missouri
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Age: 55
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Thomas Hardiman 
Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Age: 53
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Raymond Kethledge 
Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Age: 51
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Joan Larsen
Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Age: 49
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Mike Lee
Utah
United States Senator
Age: 47
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Thomas Lee
Utah
Supreme Court of Utah
Age: 53
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Edward Mansfield
Iowa
Supreme Court of Iowa
Age: 61
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Federico Moreno
Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Age: 66
Read more about Federico Moreno.
Kevin Newsom
Alabama
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Age: 45
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William Pryor
Alabama
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Age: 56
Read more about William Pryor.
Margaret Ryan
Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
Age: 54
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David Stras
Minnesota
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Age: 44
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Diane Sykes
Wisconsin
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Age: 60
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Amul Thapar
Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Age: 49
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Timothy Tymkovich
Colorado
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Age: 61
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Patrick Wyrick
Oklahoma
Supreme Court of Oklahoma
Age: 37
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Don Willett
Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Age: 51
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Robert Young
Michigan
Supreme Court of Michigan (Ret.)
Age: 67
Read more about Robert Young.