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The Selling of Supreme Court Nominees

The Selling of Supreme Court Nominees( )
Author: Maltese, John Anthony
Series title:Interpreting American Politics Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8018-5883-3
Publication Date:Apr 1998
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $64.99
Book Description:

Politics has always been at the heart of the Supreme Court selection process. According to John Anthony Maltese, the first "Borking" of a nominee came in 1795 with the defeat of John Rutledge's nomination as chief justice. What is different about today's appointment process, he argues, is not its politicization but the range of players involved and the political techniques that they use. In The Selling of Supreme Court Nominees, Maltese traces the evolution of the contentious...
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Book Details
Pages:216
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / American Government / Judicial Branch
Law / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 1.321 cm
Book Weight:0.295 Kilograms



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