Topic: Lawrence Baum
Confirmation of Supreme Court nominees has not always been so contentious. But with the defeat of Robert Bork in 1987, nominees' political positions as well as their judicial qualifications have been probed. This will likely be the case in replacing retiring Justice John Paul Stevens.
04/10/2010 12:18 pm
A Supreme Court confirmation hearing is a Washington tradition that seems as old as the Constitution – but isn’t.
09/24/2009 02:24 pm