Supreme Court Nominations and Background Information from ProQuest

This guide contains links to information on the nomination process to the Supreme Court, to the current make-up of the Senate Judiciary Committee, information about any current nominees, and links to confirmation hearings.

2018 Issues

Justice Kennedy's Retirement

2016 Issues

Death of Justice Scalia

President Obama's Nominee of March 16, 2016, Merrick Garland

Previous Appointments
CRS Reports with information on Garland's previous nominations
Some information may be repetitive.
CRS Reports on Merrick Garland