ISBN-10:
0195300211
ISBN-13:
9780195300215
Pub. Date:
08/15/2005
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Advice and Consent: The Politics of Judicial Appointments

Advice and Consent: The Politics of Judicial Appointments

by Lee Epstein, Jeffrey A. Segal

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ISBN-13: 9780195300215
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/15/2005
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Lee Epstein is the Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor of Political Science and Professor of Law at Washington University and a Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. She has authored, co-authored, or edited over seventy articles and essays and thirteen books.
Jeffrey A. Segal is SUNY Distinguished Professor and Chair of Political Science at Stony Brook University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction1
1A Backdrop to Judicial Appointments7
2Vacancies29
3Nominating Federal Judges and Justices47
4Confirming Federal Judges and Justices87
5Politics, Presidents, and Judging119
6The Politics of Appointments Meets the Politics of Judging145
Notes149
Index171

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