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The Appointment Process for U.S. Circuit and District Court Nominations [electronic resource] : An Overview.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Government Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2014.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (1 online resource (48 p), digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
United States. Congress -- Powers and duties.
Executive-legislative relations.
District courts.
Judges.
Summary:
Provides overview of appointment process for U.S. circuit and district court judges. Describes three primary phases of the appointment process, including Presidential selection of judicial nominees and key role played by home State Senators in recommending judicial candidates; Senate Judiciary Committee role in considering and deciding whether to approve and report out the Presidential judicial nominations to the Senate; and Senate floor consideration and confirmation of judicial nominations through use of either its unanimous consent process or its cloture process.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Nov. 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Government Division. Appointment Process for U.S. Circuit and District Court Nominations
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Restricted for use by site license.