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Head of the Class     View
Summer 2005 article describes how William Rehnquist's studies at Stanford University in the 1940s and 1950s may have influenced his decisions as a U.S. Supreme Court justice. Includes photos, including one from 1951 with fellow-student Sandra Day O'C ...

Roberts Nominated as Chief Justice     View
Collection of news stories about the confirmation process for Supreme Court chief justice nominee John Roberts. Includes a brief overview of his working career, a discussion of the outlook for his confirmation, NPR coverage of three cases that Robert ...

Records Pertaining to Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr.     View
Collection of documents released by the National Archives in connection with the Supreme Court confirmation process for Samuel A. Alito Jr. Includes links to material from the archives of the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush presidential libraries. ...

Alito, In and Out of the Mainstream     View
This January 1, 2006, article provides an evaluation of the judicial record of Samuel A. Alito Jr. as it relates to his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. The analysis is "based on a database developed through a review of more than 200 cases ...

Supreme Court Nominations Not Confirmed, 1789-2004     View
Reasons include "Senate opposition to the nominating President, nominee's views, or incumbent Court; senatorial courtesy; perceived political unreliability of the nominee; perceived lack of ability; interest group opposition; and fear of alterin ...

A History of Conflict in High Court Appointments     View
"As President Bush prepares to nominate a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor [in July 2005], Washington is bracing for the possibility of a confirmation battle. Here's a look at recent conflicts over high court nominees. ...

Oyez: U.S. Supreme Court Multimedia     View
"The OYEZ Project is a multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. It aims to be a complete and authoritative source for all audio recorded in the Court since the installation of a recording system in Octob ...

Bush Picks Conservative Alito for High Court     View
Compilation of radio programs and related material about judge Samuel Alito, who was nominated by President George W. Bush in October 2005 to succeed Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Includes "a look at some of Alito's rulings on key i ...

The Papers of Justice Tom C. Clark     View
These papers "contain a comprehensive record of Justice Clark's activities as a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, public servant, and advocate for improved judicial administration. ... [M]ost of it dates from Clark's appointment to the Supreme Court i ...

The Mild-Mannered Scalia: Samuel Alito Jr., 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals     View
2003 profile of Judge Samuel Alito, who has been compared to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and who was nominated by President George W. Bush in October 2005 to take the seat of retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Includes a di ...




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