Monday, May 24, 2010

What Makes for a "Successful" Supreme Court Justice?

What background experience indicates a promising US Supreme Court nominee?  For that matter, can we agree on what shows a successful justice?  Brandon Bartles explores these questions at Concurring Opinions

He concludes "we should look for . . . someone who is sufficiently prepared to decide the numerous array of legal questions that will face him or her over the years on the Supreme Court."