The Supreme Court: Justice Kennedy, Judge Kavanaugh and the Nomination Process


Frieda Dani Greenberg (Editor)

Series: Government Procedures and Operations
BISAC: POL040030

On June 27, 2018, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced his retirement from the Supreme Court, effective July 31, 2018, ending a thirty-year tenure on the Court. On July 9, 2018, President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the federal Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court created by Justice Kennedy’s retirement. This book contains important information on the judicial decisions of Justice Kennedy and Judge Kavanaugh, as well as information on Supreme Court nominations and the nomination process.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Justice Kennedy Retires: Initial Considerations for Congress

Chapter 2. Justice Anthony Kennedy: His Jurisprudence and the Future of the Court

Chapter 3. Judicial Opinions of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh

Chapter 4. Abortion, Justice Kennedy, and Judge Kavanaugh

Chapter 5. Supreme Court Appointment Process: President’s Selection of a Nominee (Updated)

Chapter 6. President’s Selection of a Nominee for a Supreme Court Vacancy: Overview

Chapter 7. Supreme Court Appointment Process: Consideration by the Senate Judiciary Committee (Updated)

Chapter 8. Supreme Court Nominations, 1789 to 2017: Actions by the Senate, the Judiciary Committee, and the President

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