CRS Resources on the SCOTUS Appointment Process

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is one of the HSDL’s favorite resources for high-quality research on government topics. In light of the recent passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, we’ve gathered together several CRS reports on the Supreme Court nomination and approval process.

Questioning Supreme Court Nominees about Their Views on Legal or Constitutional Issues: A Recurring Issue, June 23, 2010 https://www.hsdl.org/?abstract&did=733812

Speed of Presidential and Senate Actions on Supreme Court Nominations, 1900-2010, August 6, 2010 https://www.hsdl.org/?abstract&did=790346

Supreme Court Appointment Process: Consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee, October 19, 2015 https://www.hsdl.org/?abstract&did=790347

Supreme Court Appointment Process: President’s Selection of a Nominee, October 19, 2015 https://www.hsdl.org/?abstract&did=790366

Supreme Court Appointment Process: Roles of the President, Judiciary Committee, and Senate, February 19, 2010 https://www.hsdl.org/?abstract&did=733870

Supreme Court Appointment Process: Senate Debate and Confirmation Vote, October 19, 2015 https://www.hsdl.org/?abstract&did=790358

Supreme Court Justices: Demographic Characteristics, Professional Experience, and Legal Education, 1789-2010, April 9, 2010 https://www.hsdl.org/?abstract&did=790362

Supreme Court Nominations Not Confirmed, 1789-August 2010, August 20, 2010 https://www.hsdl.org/?abstract&did=790348

Supreme Court Nominations: Senate Floor Procedure and Practice, 1789-2011, March 11, 2011 https://www.hsdl.org/?abstract&did=790350

[Hat tip to Secrecy News at FAS for the idea.]

 

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