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Advice and consent : the politics of judicial appointments

Author: Lee Epstein; Jeffrey A Segal
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
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From Louis Brandeis to Robert Bork to Clarence Thomas, the nomination of federal judges has generated intense political conflict. With the coming retirement of one or more Supreme Court Justices - and threats to filibuster lower court judges - the selection process is likely to be, once again, the center of red-hot partisan debate. "In Advice and Consent", two leading legal scholars, Lee Epstein and Jeffrey A.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Epstein; Jeffrey A Segal
ISBN: 9780195300215 0195300211
OCLC Number: 473711720
Description: 180 s.
Responsibility: Lee Epstein and Jeffrey A. Segal
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Discussing everything from constitutional background, to crucial differences in the nomination of judges and justices, to the role of the Judiciary Committee in vetting nominees, the author provides  Read more...

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