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Supreme Court Nominations: Congressional Reports
Information and resources about the Supreme Court appointment process and specific information about the recent nominees.
Law Review Articles
John G. Roberts, Jr.
Neil M. Gorsuch
Brett M. Kavanaugh
Amy Coney Barrett
Ketanji Brown Jackson
Congressional Research Service Reports
Chief Justice of the United States: Responsibilities of the Office and Process for Appointment
Published March 17, 2005
Cloture Attempts on Nominations
Updated Dec. 11, 2002
Judicial Nomination Statistics: U.S. District and Circuit Courts, 1977-2003
Updated Feb. 23, 2004
Judicial Recess Appointments: A Legal Overview
Published June 30, 2005.
Questioning Supreme Court Nominees About Their Views on Legal or Constitutional Issues: A Recurring Issue
Published June 23, 2010.
Recess Appointments: A Legal Overview
Published July 26, 2005
Senate Confirmation Process: An Overview
Updated March 27, 2008
Senate Judiciary Committee Hearings for Supreme Court Nominations: Historical Overview and Data
CRS Insight, March 2017.
Speed of Presidential and Senate Actions on Supreme Court Nominations, 1900-2010
Published Aug. 6, 2010.
Supreme Court Appointment Process: Roles of the President, Judiciary Committee, and Senate
Published Feb. 19, 2010
Supreme Court Appointment Process: Senate Debate and Confirmation Vote
CRS Report, updated September 7, 2018.
Supreme Court Justices: Demographic Characteristics, Professional Experience, and Legal Education, 1789-2010
Published April 9, 2010.
Supreme Court Nominations, 1789 to the 2017: Actions by the Senate, the Judiciary Committee, and the President
CRS Report, last updated July 6, 2018.
Supreme Court Nominations: Senate Floor Procedure and Practice, 1789-2011
CRS report, updated 2011.
Supreme Court Nominations Not Confirmed, 1789-2010
Updated August 20, 2010.
Supreme Court Appointment Process: President's Selection of a Nominee
CRS Report, updated June 27, 2018.
Supreme Court Appointment Process: Consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee
CRS Report, last updated August 14, 2018.
Senate Proceedings Establishing Majority Cloture for Supreme Court Nominations: In Brief
CRS Report, last updated April 14, 2017.
Advice and Consent on Supreme Court Nominations
Senate Subcommittee on Separation of Powers of the Committee on the Judiciary, Committee Print, 94th Congress, 2d session, 1976.
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