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Thursday, March 29, 2007

U.S. Supreme Court Justices Database

The U.S. Supreme Court Justices Database at
Northwestern University School of Law, (funded
by the National Science Foundation, Law and Social
Science Program) is a "multi-user, public database
containing a wealth of information on individuals
nominated (whether confirmed or not) to the U.S.
Supreme Court (John Jay-Samuel A. Alito, Jr).
Specifically, the database houses 263 variables,
falling roughly into five categories: identifiers,
background characteristics and personal attributes,
nomination and confirmation, service on the Court,
and departures from the bench."

Hat tip to the Law Librarian Blog (3/29/2007).