July 6, 2005 As President Bush prepares to nominate a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, a battle looms among various groups on the political spectrum. NPR looks back at recent Supreme Court confirmation fights.
July 6, 2005 President Bush says he expects to nominate a successor to Sandra Day O'Connor "in a timely manner." Some of the people on the President's short list are likely to be some of the names that surfaced in speculation over whom might replace Chief Justice William Rehnquist if he retires. Read profiles of possible successors to Rehnquist, written by NPR's Legal Correspondent Nina Totenberg.