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Abstract

Michael Gerhardt's latest book, The Federal Appointments Process, examines historically both the politics and procedures employed by the president and Congress in selecting, and ultimately appointing, judicial nominees. In this book review, Professor Christopher Eisgruber focuses on some of Gerhardt's most salient observations and illustrates the degree to which the historical trends Gerhardt describes impact current appointment practices.

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Review Michael Gerhardt's The Federal Appointments Process: A Constitutional and Historical Analysis (2001).

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