24 February 2016 Blogs

The Supreme Court Nomination Process…there’s a Dissertation for that!

Examining the importance of the Supreme Court nomination process.

By Sarah Palmer, Customer Experience Team Lead

As everyone knows, the death of Justice Scalia has caused a lot of debate surrounding the Supreme Court nomination process.  Below are a few of the Dissertation in the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global database that examine the importance of this process.  Andrea Sevetson, Training and Consulting Partner for ProQuest, has also compiled an extremely helpful Libguide that rounds up information about the Supreme Court nomination process.  The Libguide can be accessed via this link:  http://proquest.libguides.com/supremecourt.  
Mitchell, M. D. (2009). Justices, politicians and nominations: A strategic account of Supreme Court nominations 
Mizell, W. R. (1974). THE UNITED STATES SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY AND PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATIONS TO THE SUPREME COURT, 1965-1971: A STUDY OF ROLE AND FUNCTION OF A LEGISLATIVE SUBSYSTEM 
Romine, R. H. (1984). THE "POLITICS" OF SUPREME COURT NOMINATIONS FROM THEODORE ROOSEVELT TO RONALD REAGAN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF A "POLITICIZATION INDEX" 
Yalof, D. A. (1998). Choosing Supreme Court nominees: Selection politics from Truman to Reagan
Zigerell, L. J. (2010). The departing justice and US Supreme Court nominations: Direct and indirect influences on the next natural court 

As everyone knows, the death of Justice Scalia has caused a lot of debate surrounding the Supreme Court nomination process. Below are a few of the dissertations in the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global database that examine the importance of this process.

Andrea Sevetson, Training and Consulting Partner for ProQuest, has also compiled an extremely helpful Libguide that rounds up information about the Supreme Court nomination process. The Libguide can be accessed via this link: https://proquest.libguides.com/supremecourt.  

Dissertations

Mitchell, M. D. (2009). Justices, politicians and nominations: A strategic account of Supreme Court nominations 

Mizell, W. R. (1974). THE UNITED STATES SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY AND PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATIONS TO THE SUPREME COURT, 1965-1971: A STUDY OF ROLE AND FUNCTION OF A LEGISLATIVE SUBSYSTEM 

Romine, R. H. (1984). THE "POLITICS" OF SUPREME COURT NOMINATIONS FROM THEODORE ROOSEVELT TO RONALD REAGAN: THE CONSTRUCTION OF A "POLITICIZATION INDEX" 

Yalof, D. A. (1998). Choosing Supreme Court nominees: Selection politics from Truman to Reagan

Zigerell, L. J. (2010). The departing justice and US Supreme Court nominations: Direct and indirect influences on the next natural court