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U.S. Supreme Court Nominations: The Nomination & Confirmation Process

Articles, books, and websites on the nomination and confirmation process for Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court

Selected Articles

These are just a few of the many articles that have been written on this subject.

Note that HeinOnline is a UW Restricted service.

Paul M. Collins & Lori A. Ringhand, The Institutionalization of Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings, 41 Law & Soc. Inquiry 126 (2016).

Russell L. Weaver, "Advice and Consent" in Historical Perspective, 64 Duke L.J. 1717 (2015). HeinOnline & Duke (free)

Paul E. Vaglica, Step Aside, Mr. Senator: A Request for Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to Give Up Their Mics, 87 Ind. L.J. 1791 (2012). HeinOnline

Stephen J. Choi & G. Mitu Gulati, Choosing the Next Supreme Court Justice: An Empirical Ranking of Judge Performance, 78 S. Cal. L. Rev. 23 (2004). HeinOnline