President Obama has nominated Judge Merrick Garland to be the next Supreme Court Justice. But who is Judge Garland? Currently, he is Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He also enjoys skiing and canoeing–according to the White House site on his nomination. The site also discusses the nomination and confirmation processes. Obviously, the White House has a particular viewpoint on this nominee and the process so keep that in mind if you decide to learn more about them–as you should when evaluating any resource.