For civil libertarians, the newest Supreme Court justice is better than the nominee who never got a hearing.
Libertarian legal eagle Randy Barnett explains why Garland's deference to Congress is a deal breaker.
"If 'right of Scalia' is what a Democratic nominee looks like, maybe we'll get better from President Trump."
Also suggests that Senate prepares standing list of candidates.
But the case, which hinged on the DEA's broad statutory discretion, does not say much about the SCOTUS nominee's drug policy views.
D.C. Circuit Judge Merrick Garland nominated for SCOTUS