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Welcome to the CQ Press Supreme Court Collection, a destination for authoritative information and data on cases, justices, and the history and power of the U.S. Supreme Court. Researchers will find the data and tools to answer questions about justices and their opinions and behavior.

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The latest Supreme Court news and analysis from legal affairs expert Kenneth Jost.

What Is the Future for Supreme Court Nominee Hearings? – April 6, 2022

The contentious confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson from March 21–24, 2022, renewed calls from some Court watchers to eliminate what they regard as an increasingly politicized spectacle that does not serve the Court or the American public well. In thisCourt Report, court expert Kenneth Jost explores some Supreme Court nomination hearings, some much more contentious than others.