Cameron and Kastellec in Vox: The Litmus Test for a Supreme Court Nominee

Monday, Jul 9, 2018

Charles Cameron and Jonathan Kastellec discuss the proliferation of policy litmus tests for Supreme Court nominees in this Mischiefs of Faction piece for Vox:  The litmus test for a Supreme Court nominee: Republican Party platforms are now open and explicit about policy litmus tests for Supreme Court nominees. Why do policy litmus tests matter? And, in light of the historical patterns, what can we predict about Trump's forthcoming nominee?

Charles Cameron is Professor of Politics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and Jonathan Kastellec is Associate Professor of Politics at Princeton University. Both are CSDP faculty associates.