Supreme Court Nominations: Senate Floor Procedure and Practice, 1789-2011

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This report examines the ways in which the Senate has handled the 160 Supreme Court nominations the President has sent to the Senate. As the purpose of this report is to examine the forms taken by Senate proceedings on these 160 nominations, it treats each nomination as a separate case. It is not couched in terms of the smaller number of different individuals nominated or the ultimate outcome the confirmation process may have had for each individual.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 11, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Beth, Richard S.

Specialist on Congress and the Legislative Process

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Palmer, Betsy

Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: March 11, 2011
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This report examines the ways in which the Senate has handled the 160 Supreme Court nominations the President has sent to the Senate. As the purpose of this report is to examine the forms taken by Senate proceedings on these 160 nominations, it treats each nomination as a separate case. It is not couched in terms of the smaller number of different individuals nominated or the ultimate outcome the confirmation process may have had for each individual.

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44 pages.

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