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Supreme Court Justice Nominations

Supreme Court Justice Nominations


Elena Kagan

Elena Kagan : Supreme Court Nominations : Law Library of Congress
Page links to web resources on Supreme Court justice nominee, Elena Kagan. Includes:
--articles written by Kagan
---Kagan Supreme Court briefs
---Kagan Supreme Court oral argument transcripts
---biographical and other information

Elena Kagan, Nominee for Justice of the Supreme Court
University of Michigan Law Library page with information and links to material about Elena Kagan, nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States. Includes: nomination transcripts and video, articles written by Kagan, and biographical info.

Elena Kagan, U.S. Supreme Court Nomination : NPR
NPR news reports on the nomination of Elena Kagan as justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.


Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Supreme Court Nomination : NPR
NPR news reports on the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor as justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Sonia Sotomayor, Nominee for Justice of the Supreme Court
University of Michigan Law Library page with information and links to material about Sonia Sotomayor, nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States. Includes:
Citations to Sotomayor's majority opinions for 2d circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals and district court (United States District Court, Southern District of New York)

Sonia Sotomayor : Supreme Court Nominations : Law Library of Congress
Page links to web resources on Supreme Court justice nominee, Sonia Sotomayor. Includes:
--articles written by Sotomayor
---Congressional confirmation hearings
---Second Circuit court opinions authored by Sotomayor
---biographical and other information

Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Supreme Court Nomination : CNN
CNN news reports on the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor as justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.


Samuel Alito

Samuel Alito, U.S. Supreme Court Nomination : NPR
Listen to NPR broadcast news reports on the nomination of Samuel Alito as justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Connect to additional information on Alito (key rulings, biography) and his nomination to the Supreme Court.

Information on Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Nominee for Justice of the Supreme Court
Removed from web upon Alito's confirmation as Justice of the Supreme Court.
Information related to the nomination of Samuel Alito as Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States includes:
---biographical information
---prepared statements and transcripts of U.S. Senate confirmation hearings
---Senate debate and statements in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives
---selected National Archives records from Alito's Reagan administration service
---selected Third Circuit Court of Appeals judicial opinions
---selected oral arguments by Alito before the Supreme Court
---selected journal articles by Alito
---selected news articles about the Alito nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court

Judge Samuel Alito Published Opinions
Search or read 350 published United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit opinions in which Judge Samuel Alito (nominee for Justice of the United States Supreme Court) was involved.

Supreme Court Nominations : Samuel A. Alito, Selected Resources in the Library of Congress Law Library Reading Room
List of articles and books by and about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Samuel A. Alito; a few of the articles and books are available full-text on the web.
Links to web resources on Samuel A. Alito.
Also lists selected court decisions and memoranda by Samuel A. Alito; a few are available full-text on the web.


Harriet Miers

Information on Harriet Miers, Former Nominee for Justice of the Supreme Court
Removed from the web upon the confirmation of Samuel Alito as Justice of the Supreme Court.
Information related to the nomination of Harriet Miers as Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States includes:
---biographical information
---withdrawal letter, Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire responses
---Senate statements
---selected cases with Miers as counsel
---selected journal articles by Miers
---selected news articles about the Miers nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court

Harriet Miers, U.S. Supreme Court Nomination : NPR
Listen to NPR broadcast news reports on the nomination of Harriet Miers as justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Connect to additional information on Miers (biography, financial statement) and her nomination to the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Nominations : Harriet E. Miers, Selected Resources in the Library of Congress Law Library Reading Room
List of articles and books by and about Harret E. Miers, nominee to the U.S. Supreme; a few are available full-text online. Links to web resources as well.


John Roberts

Judge John Roberts Published Opinions : Transcripts of Senate Committee on the Judiciary Hearings on the Nomination of John Roberts
Search or read selected published United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit opinions in which Judge John Roberts (nominee for Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court) was involved.
Search or read the transcipts of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearing on the nomination of John Roberts to be Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Information on the Confirmation of John Roberts, Jr. as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Removed from the web upon Roberts' confirmation as Chief Justice.
Information related to the confirmation of John Roberts as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States includes:
---biographical information
---prepared statements and transcripts of U.S. Senate confirmation hearings
---Senate debate and statements in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives
---selected National Archives records from Roberts' U.S. Department of Justice and Reagan administration service
---selected Roberts' D.C. Circuit Court judicial opinions
---selected oral arguments by Roberts before the Supreme Court
---selected journal articles by Roberts
---selected news articles about the Roberts nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court

John Roberts, U.S. Supreme Court Nomination : NPR
Listen to NPR broadcast news reports on the nomination of John Roberts as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Also available are Roberts' replies to the Senate Judiciary Committee questionnaire and audio excerpts from Senate hearings.

Supreme Court Nominations : John G. Roberts, Selected Resources in the Library of Congress Law Library Reading Room
List of articles and books by and about U.S. Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts; a few of the articles and books are available full-text on the web.
Links to web resources on John G. Roberts.
Also lists selected court opinions as well as oral arguments of cases argued by Roberts; many of these are available full-text on the web.
Full-text of Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings for nomination for Chief Justice of the United States, and for earlier appointment as a federal judge.

In Senate of the United States, January 12, 1819: Mr. Roberts, from the Committee of Claims, to whom was referred the petition of John Clark, report
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Supreme Court Nominees, 1968-

Senate Committee on the Judiciary : Supreme Court Nomination Hearings (1971 - forward)
Transcripts of United States Senate hearings on the Supreme Court nominations of:
---Samuel A. Alito (2006)
---John G. Roberts (2005)
---Stephen G. Breyer (1994)
---Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1993)
---Clarence Thomas (1991)
---David H. Souter (1990)
---Anthony M. Kennedy (1987)
---William Hubbs Rehnquist (1986)
---Antonin Scalia (1986)
---Sandra Day O'Connor (1981)
---John Paul Stevens (1975)
---William H. Rehnquist (1971)
---Lewis F. Powell, Jr. (1971)

Supreme Court Nominations : Not Confirmed or Withdrawn (1968 - forward)
Floor debates (Senate debate while in Executive Session), votes, United States Senate hearing transcripts, and Senate statements (statements made about the nominees outside of Executive Session) on these Supreme Court nominees whose nominations were not confirmed by the U.S. Senate:
---Harriet E. Miers (2005)
---Robert H. Bork (1987)
---G. Harrold Carswell (1970)
---Clement F. Haynesworth (1969)
---Homer Thornberry (1968)

Supreme Court Nominations Confirmed (1971 - forward)
Floor debates (Senate debate while in Executive Session), votes, United States Senate hearing transcripts, and Senate statements (statements made about the nominees outside of Executive Session) on these Supreme Court nominees whose nominations were confirmed by the U.S. Senate:
---Sonia Sotomayor (2009)
---Samuel A. Alito (2006)
---John G. Roberts, Jr.(2005)
---Stephen G. Breyer (1994)
---Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1993)
---Clarence Thomas (1991)
---David H. Souter (1990)
---Anthony M. Kennedy (1987)
---William Hubbs Rehnquist (1986)
---Antonin Scalia (1986)
---Sandra Day O'Connor (1981)
---John Paul Stevens (1975)
---William H. Rehnquist (1971)

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