What happens when a suppreme court justice dies?

4 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    Before 2016, what happened was that whomever was President at the time would appoint someone else and the Senate would vote on whether that person was acceptable.  In 2016, Mitch McConnell announced that would not happen in election years and that if it was an election year, then the Senate would not vote on anyone whom the President picked and would wait until the next year and the new President.

  • 1 month ago

    Usually, there a funeral.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    The Senate approves a replacement based on a list provided by the President of the USA.

    It's Supreme.

  • Kathy
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    A new one gets appointed to replace him/her.

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