I'm looking for information on U.S. Supreme Court nominees. Where do I start?
The Law Library of Congress has published an online research guide to the publications by and concerning nominees to the Supreme Court (2005-present), including nomination and other congressional documents. Researchers can visit U.S. Supreme Court Nominations to start their research.
For general information about nominations and appointments of justices to the Supreme Court, the following resources may be helpful:
- Congressional Research Service (CRS), ArtII.S2.C2.3.5 Appointments of Justices to the Supreme Court, Constitution Annotated (online)
- US Supreme Court, Frequently Asked Questions
- US Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Supreme Court Nominations
- CRS, Supreme Court Appointment Process: President’s Selection of a Nominee (R44235)
- CRS, Supreme Court Appointment Process: Senate Debate and Confirmation Vote (R44234)
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