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.

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This guide contains links to information on the nomination process to the Supreme Court, information about any current nominees, and links to confirmation hearings.

Nomination Hearings: 2010-2019

Brett Kavanaugh

Nomination hearings for Brett M. Kavanaugh (Judge, US Court of Appeals, DC Circuit) to be an Associate Justice, Supreme Court. From within each record, click on "Retrieve Selected Transcripts" to access the testimony.

Neil Gorsuch

Elena Kagan

Nomination Hearings: 1990-1999

Nomination Hearings: 1980-1989

Anthony M. Kennedy

Robert H. Bork

Nomination of Robert H. Bork To Be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S.

Antonin Scalia

William Hubbs Rehnquist

Sandra Day O'Connor

Nomination Hearings: 1970-1979

Nomination Hearings: 1950-1959

Potter Stewart

Nomination of Potter Stewart To Be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S.

Charles E. Whittaker

William Joseph Brennan, Jr.

John Marshall Harlan

Earl Warren

Nomination of Earl Warren, to be Chief Justice

Nomination Hearings: 1940-1949

Sherman Minton

Tom C. Clark

Fred M. Vinson

Wiley Blount Rutledge

Harlan F. Stone

Robert H. Jackson

Nomination Hearings: 1930-1939

William O. Douglas

Felix Frankfurter

Stanley Reed

Benjamin N. Cardozo

John J. Parker

Nomination Hearings: 1920-1929

Harlan F. Stone

Pierce Butler

Nomination Hearings: 1910-1919

Louis D. Brandeis

Nomination Hearings: 1870-1879