Confirming a Supreme Court Justice

Confirming a Supreme Court Justice

The road to confirmation of a Supreme Court justice involves several steps set forth by the Constitution and carried out by the Senate. 

 

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The Confirmation Process for Supreme Court Nominees

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Amy Coney Barrett, in Her Own Words

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SCOTUS Vacancy -- What Comes Next? | John Malcolm on Newsy

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What Makes a Judge Good or Bad?

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What Is The Proper Role of the Courts?

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Confirming a Supreme Court Justice

Judicial appointments are one of the longest-lasting legacies for a president—with judges serving decades beyond that president’s four- or eight-year term. And the selection of Ginsburg's successor could affect the balance of the court for years to come.