UPDATEDMarcia Coyle, The National Law Journal
Chief Justice Roberts Shuts Down Bid to Force Garland Vote
Garland set to appear on Jan. 18 panel at D.C. Circuit
A long-shot effort to force U.S. Senate action on the Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland failed Monday at the hands of Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. Roberts, who, without comment, denied a New Mexico lawyer's emergency application for an injunction in Michel v. McConnell.
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