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Professional News: Feb. 26, 2014

Publications and Presentations

Lisa Homes, associate professor in history, had an article published in the January, 2014, issue of the journal Political Science and Politics titled, "Lower Federal Court Judicial Conformation Fights: A Critical Review of the Empirical Literature and Future research Directions." The article includes a comprehensive review of 20 years of politcal science literature on lower federal court appointments in politics. Holmes and her co-authors take stock of the political science literature in this area and highlights where scholarly interest appears to be going.