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A History of Conflict in High Court Appointments

This article on NPR’s site begins “As President Bush prepares to nominate a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor [in July 2005], Washington is bracing for the possibility of a confirmation battle. Here’s a look at recent conflicts over high court nominees.” Includes discussions about confirmation conflicts relating to Clarence Thomas, Robert H. Bork, Abe Fortas, and others. (As per a listing at the Librarians Index to the Internet)