- Steven Lubet says that if there are hearings on an Obama nominee for the Court, Cruz would have a conflict and must recuse himself
- Lubet: Cruz can't question a potential justice who could decide whether the senator is eligible to run for president
Steven Lubet is a professor at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. His most recent book is "The 'Colored Hero' of Harper's Ferry: John Anthony Copeland and the War against Slavery." The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)Despite the objections of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President Obama has announced his intention to submit a nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.