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Judicial appointments in Europe rarely provoke the kind of battle that is likely to play out now in Washington

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Trump 's conservative Supreme Court bench, which would be completed by his nomination of Brett Kavanaugh , could overrule Roe v. Wade , eliminating women's constitutional right to abortion .
In some European countries, the judicial appointment process is designed to ensure the court's ideological balance, and justices work together to render consensus-based decisions.
Many European countries ensure that all sides of the political spectrum have a say in choosing constitutional court judges.
Numerous studies on decision-making find that groups make better decisions when they take into...
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Donald Trump will not be talked into liking Europe

Donald Trump will not be talked into liking Europe

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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NATO won't be able to change how Trump feels about the alliance.
Trump's problem with our European allies has less to do with defense budgets than with his inability to see the point of the alliance.
This isn't a misconception on Trump's part that can be corrected - it's about his worldview.
And European leaders should be under no illusions that they're going to change it.
As Donald Trump heads to Europe for a contentious NATO summit, followed by a trip to London and a meeting with Vladimir Putin, the head of the European Union has launched a...
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