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Supreme Court Vacancies in an Election Year

Gerard Magliocca

Gerard N. Magliocca is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. Professor Magliocca is the author of three books and over twenty articles on constitutional law and intellectual property. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford, his law degree from Yale, and joined the faculty after two years as an attorney at Covington and Burling and one year as a law clerk for Judge Guido Calabresi on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Professor Magliocca has received the Best New Professor Award and the Black Cane (Most Outstanding Professor) from the student body, and in 2008 held the Fulbright-Dow Distinguished Research Chair of the Roosevelt Study Center in Middelburg, The Netherlands. He was elected to the American Law Institute (ALI) in 2013.

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  1. Joe says:

    Hughes is a nifty case — he resigned and hoped to be able to the person who made appointments! As to time, Holmes resigned in January; Strong in December. Lamar died January 2, 1916. That’s pretty early. Even today, I think you appoint a replacement. In November 1916? That’s different. Rub is if it is Summer or something. The Fortas nomination is telling here.

  2. Jimbino says:

    That we have an interest in such things just goes to show you that the Rule of Law is dead and putrefying in Amerika.