Materials Discussing the Process of Selecting and Confirming a Supreme Court Nominee

These materials discuss the Constitutional basis and other aspects of the nomination and approval of Supreme Court justices. The links below may be accessed by lexis.com subscribers. Non-subscribers may obtain research packages by the day, week, or month at lexisONE . Appointment of "judges...

Historic Moment: 3 Women to Serve Together on Supreme Court as Senate Confirms Elena Kagan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate voted 63-37 today to confirm Elena Kagan as the 112th justice and fourth woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Five Republicans, the two Senate independents and all but one Democrat supported President Barack Obama's second appointment to the high court in a year...