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The Case Against Appointing Politicians to the Supreme Court


Brannon P. Denning


Samford University - Cumberland School of Law

2012

Florida Law Review Forum, Vol. 64, p. 31, 2012

Abstract:     
In this brief comment on Ben Barton's "An Empirical Study of Supreme Court Justice Pre-Appointment Experience," I argue that appointing persons currently or formerly active in partisan politics would likely not benefit the Court as some have claimed and might affirmatively harm the Court as an institution.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 3

Keywords: Supreme Court, background, politicians, Barton, Mazzone, Alleman

JEL Classification: K1

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Date posted: February 26, 2013  

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Denning, Brannon P., The Case Against Appointing Politicians to the Supreme Court (2012). Florida Law Review Forum, Vol. 64, p. 31, 2012. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2224126

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