Wednesday, July 06, 2005

U.S. Supreme Court Nomination The big legal news right now in the United States is the resignation of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor of the Supreme Court. President Bush has not yet proposed someone to succeed her. You can find out more about the history of Supreme Court nominations on Newshour at PBS by clicking here (6:32 min., Realplayer required, transcript). Several longer discussions can be found. The Connection, from National Public Radio, had this hour long segment aired July 5th entitled "The Next Supreme Court" (Realplayer required, no transcript). Another NPR program, Talk of the Nation, had this, "Battle Over the Next Supreme Court Justice", the same day (36 min., Realplayer required, no transcript).