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Changes to the appointment process could fix the Supreme Court

Livermore, Michael A. and Rockmore, Daniel (2017) Changes to the appointment process could fix the Supreme Court. USApp - American Politics and Policy Blog (10 May 2017). Website.

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The recent partisan blocking of President Obama’s moderate Supreme Court appointment, Judge Merrick Garland, was a new peak for a politicized Supreme Court. However, though this dangerous trend has been a long-term development, Michael Livermore and Daniel Rockmore argue that the trend is not irreversible and propose serious reforms to help tackle the dysfunctional Court’s politicization and remove the political stakes associated with its appointments.

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Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s) CC BY-NC 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
K Law > KF United States Federal Law
Date Deposited: 26 May 2017 14:42
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 20:59

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