African-American constituents and Supreme Court nominees: An examination of the senate

Overby, L. Marvin; Henschen, Beth M.
December 1994
Political Research Quarterly;Dec94, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p839
Academic Journal
Discusses the impact of African-American constituency preferences on the roll-call behavior of senators during Supreme Court confirmations by examining the 1967 vote on Thurgood Marshall. Previous research; Supreme Court nomination of Thurgood Marshall; Models and analyses.


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