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Author Eisgruber, Christopher L
Title The next Justice : repairing the Supreme Court appointments process / Christopher L. Eisgruber
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2007
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  347.73 Ei86 2007    AVAILABLE  -  30500101287582
 人文社會聯圖  KF8742 .E357 2007    AVAILABLE    30660020028861
Descript xiii, 239 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-224) and index
A broken process in partisan times -- Why judges cannot avoid political controversy -- The incoherence of judicial restraint -- Politics at the court -- Why judges sometimes agree when politicians cannot -- Judicial philosophies and why they matter -- How presidents have raised the stakes -- Should the Senate defer to the president? -- How to change the hearings -- What kinds of justices should we want? -- The path forward
Subject United States. Supreme Court -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment
Judges -- Selection and appointment -- United States
Political questions and judicial power -- United States
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