Justices Presidents And Senators

Author: Henry Julian Abraham
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
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Explains how United States presidents select justices for the Supreme Court, evaluates the performance of each justice, and examines the influence of politics on their selection.

Pursuit Of Justices

Author: David Alistair Yalof
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
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Winner of the 2000 Richard E. Neustadt Award for Best Book on the American Presidency Drawing on the papers of seven modern presidents-and firsthand interviews with key figures like Edwin Meese, Ramsey Clark, and Gerald Ford-David Alistair ...

Presidents And Their Justices

Author: Douglas Clouatre
Publisher: University Press of America
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Analyzing the careers of each justice appointed will offer some explanation as to
the president's ranking and how his Court nominations added or subtracted from
the presidential legacy thus creating the ranking deviations. Notes 1. Bailey,
Thomas, Presidential Greatness (New York: Appleton Century Croft, 1966) 25-30.
2. Abraham, Henry, Justices, Presidents and Senators (New York: Rowman and
Littlefield, 2008) 373-376. 3. Blaustein, Albert and Roy Mersky, The First One ...

The Vinson Court

Author: Michal R. Belknap
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576072010
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Justices, Presidents, and Senators: A History of the U.S. Supreme Court
Appointments from Washington to Clinton. Rev. ed. Lanham, MD: Rowman and
Littlefield. Belknap, Michal R. 1977. Cold War Political Justice: The Smith Act, the
Communist Party, and American Civil Liberties. Westport, CT: Greenwood.
Cochran, Bert. 1973. Harry Truman and the Crisis Presidency. New York: Funk &
Wagnalls. Lacey, Michael J., ed. 1989. The Truman Presidency. New York:
Cambridge University ...

The Senator And The Sharecropper

Author: Chris Myers Asch
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807878057
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Though Supreme Court justices have lifetime tenure, the Court itself remains
checked by the executive branch, which has the right to nominate replacement
justices. The executive, too, is checked by the Senate, which must confirm any
president's judicial nominees. The Senate confirmation process begins with the
Judiciary Committee. Abraham, Justices, Presidents, and Senators, 19–23.
Another widely repeated but unsubstantiated rumor was that the senator used
Cox as leverage ...

Speed Of Presidential And Senate Actions On Supreme Court Nominations 1900 2010

Author: R. Sam Garrett
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
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If the Chief Justice nominee is confirmed, he or she must, to assume the new
position, resign as Associate Justice, requiring a new nominee from the President
to fill the newly vacated Associate Justice seat. However, this scenario is
relatively rare. During the 1900-2009 period, Presidents attempted to elevate
Associate Justices to Chief Justice four times, with the Senate confirming three
nominees. Most recently, in 1986, President Ronald Reagan nominated then-
Associate Justice ...

Strategic Selection

Author: Christine L. Nemacheck
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
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supposed criteria for the selection of a justice, when the eventual decision is
made as to who the nominee will be, that decision from the nominee's viewpoint
is probably a classic example of being the right person in the right spot at the
right time. Stated simply, you must be lucky. That certainly is how I view my
nomination. — Sandra Day O'Connor in Henry Abraham, Justices, Presidents,
and Senators In 1981 ...

The Fuller Court

Author: James W. Ely
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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Appointment. Horace H. Lurton The last justice to join the Fuller Court was
Horace H. Lurton of Tennessee. Born in northern Kentucky in 1844, ... and in
1893 he became chief justice. Lurton resigned a few months later when
President Grover Cleveland named him to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth
Circuit. ... Abraham, Henry J. Justices, Presidents, and Senators: A History of the
U.S. Supreme Court Appointments from Washington to Clinton. Lanham, MD:
Rowman and Littlefield, ...

The Supreme Court In A Separation Of Powers System

Author: Richard Pacelle
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136657797
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Justices, Presidents, and Senators: A History of the U.S. Supreme Court
Appointments from Washington to Bush II. 5th Ed. Lanham, MD: Rowman &
Littlefield. Abramowitz, Alan. 2013. The Polarized Public: Why American
Government Is So Dysfunctional. Upper Saddle River, NY: Pearson. Adamany,
David. 1973. “Legitimacy, Realigning Elections, and the Supreme Court.”
Wisconsin Law Review: 790–846. Aldisert, Ruggero. 1990. “Precedent: What It Is
and What It Isn't; When Do We ...

Supreme Court Appointment Process

Author: Denis Stevens Rutkus
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
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224 Abraham, Justices, Presidents and Senators, p. 147. 225 Thorpe,
Appearance of Supreme Court Nominees, p. 372. 226 Senate Executive Journal,
vol. 63, p. 293. 227 Thorpe, Appearance of Supreme Court Nominees, pp. 372-
373. 228 Abraham, Justices, Presidents and Senators, p. 147. 229 In October 8,
1991, floor remarks, Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell (D-ME) explained
the need to delay the Thomas vote: “It is most unfortunate that we have been
placed in this ...