University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Political Science


"Lower Federal Court Judicial Confirmation Fights: A Critical Review of the Empirical Literature and Future Research Directions"

In this recently published article (PS: Political Science & Politics 47(1): 149-164, January 2014), Professor Holmes and her coauthors provide a comprehensive review of 20 years of political science literature on lower federal court appointment politics.  In addition to summarizing key findings and highlighting the impact of the work that has been done in this area, they provide some thoughts as to where this line of research should go in the future.

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