Supreme Court Nominations
443 ABA Journal articles on Supreme Court Nominations.
U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has a message for any Supreme Court justices considering retirement—don’t wait.
“I just hope that if there is going…
May 10, 2018 2:26 PM CDT
Since 1953, the ABA’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary has conducted independent, nonpartisan peer evaluations of the professional qualifications for nominees to the federal bench. The 15-member standing committee is independent of all other ABA activities and is not affected by ABA policies.
May 1, 2018 2:10 AM CDT
Before Neil M. Gorsuch became a U.S. Supreme Court justice, a study of potential Supreme Court nominees had rated him as more “Scalia-like” than Chief Justice John G. Roberts…
Jan 16, 2018 8:00 AM CST
President Donald Trump reportedly told associates earlier this year that he was thinking about withdrawing Neil M. Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Trump was upset following reports…
Dec 19, 2017 9:38 AM CST
Justice requires great artistry. The narrative arc of our constitutional law saga is full of surprise, mystery and plot reversals.
Dec 1, 2017 1:15 AM CST
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg shared warm memories of her "dear colleague" Antonin Scalia, and called on Congress to end partisanship surrounding Supreme Court nominations in an appearance at a conference on Monday night in Chicago.
Sep 12, 2017 12:40 PM CDT
The most important development in the U.S. Supreme Court in the last year was the appointment and confirmation of Neil Gorsuch. A year ago at this time, many expected Hillary Clinton to be elected president and to see the confirmation of Chief Judge Merrick Garland—or perhaps even someone more liberal—to replace to Justice Antonin Scalia.
Aug 2, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
A senator who appeared on President Donald Trump’s list of 21 possible Supreme Court nominees has suggested a new position for onetime SCOTUS nominee Merrick Garland.
U.S. Sen. Mike…
May 11, 2017 11:35 AM CDT
President Donald Trump says he has heard rumors about the possible retirement of Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, but doesn’t have any special knowledge about the justice’s plans.
In an interview…
May 2, 2017 9:42 AM CDT
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on Tuesday criticized partisan rancor in the Supreme Court nomination process and warned of a negative impact.
Roberts said the Supreme Court decides cases…
Apr 12, 2017 12:05 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court’s swing voter, 80-year-old Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, is reportedly mulling retirement.
Apr 11, 2017 12:48 PM CDT
Neil Gorsuch took the judicial oath of office on Monday in a public ceremony at the White House. The oath, administered by Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, was the second of the day for the new Supreme Court justice.
Apr 10, 2017 9:07 AM CDT
The U.S. Senate has approved Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. He will take the place of the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
Apr 7, 2017 11:00 AM CDT
The era of bland and noncontroversial U.S. Supreme Court nominees may be coming to an end. And that may be a good thing. That’s the observation of Harvard law professor Noah Feldman, who sees a bright side to the Senate’s decision Thursday
to invoke the “nuclear option” to allow for a vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
Apr 6, 2017 3:50 PM CDT
Senate Republicans on Thursday invoked the "nuclear option," changing the rules to allow them to end a filibuster on Supreme Court nominations by a majority vote. Republicans acted after they were unable to get the 60 votes they needed to end debate on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
Apr 6, 2017 9:20 AM CDT
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