Viking Voices showcases student opinions on different issues by asking them different questions. This week we asked students: “Should the Supreme Court be required to consider an appointment from President Obama?”

Elissa Scott, junior and sociology major

Elissa Scott, junior and sociology major

“I’d say he would have pretty good intel into who the people are, seeing as he was a senator before. Probably in some ways they’ll support his agenda but it depends on if that’s a good thing or bad thing for the supreme court to decide.”

Brandon Nichols, junior and environmental economics major

Brandon Nichols, junior and environmental economics major

“Of course, because that’s in the Constitution. When there’s a vacancy in the Supreme Court the president nominates someone to fill that.”