Is The Senate Constitutionally Obligated To Vote On A Supreme Court Nominee?Posted: March 17, 2016 Filed under: Appellate Law, Practice and Procedure | Tags: garland, ilya somin, supreme court Leave a comment
Short answer: No.
Longer answer: See this interesting post by Ilya Somin, a respected libertarian law prof.
UPDATE (3/18/16): For some other perspectives, click here, here, here.
UPDATE (3/22/16): On the question whether “shall” means “must”, click here.