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Court Reports by Kenneth Jost

Do Justices Need Judicial Experience?
March 30, 2015

While one might assume that all Supreme Court justices have ruled from the bench prior to their confirmation, history tells us otherwise. Currently, Elena Kagan is the only sitting justice with no prior judicial experience; however, many justices—including some chief justices—arrived at the Court without having ever issued a ruling.


Recent Reports

Eleventh-Hour Decisions: The Court and Judicial Stays
March 19, 2015
Personal Pleas to the Court: The Pro se Petition
March 13, 2015

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