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Supreme Court Adjudication and the Qualifications of Supreme Court Nominees

  • Sidney Rosdeitcher
Published: July 2, 2009

Choice and discretion are unavoidable features of Supreme Court adjudication and the Court frequently 'makes law,' subject to the constraints of the judicial process. In this process, empathy and life experience are valuable assets in making the judgments that Supreme Court adjudication requires, provided they are made within the limits of these constraints.