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Study Tracks Justices' Nomination Promises

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Study Tracks Justices' Nomination Promises

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Study Tracks Justices' Nomination Promises

Study Tracks Justices' Nomination Promises

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How closely do Supreme Court nominees' answers during Senate confirmation hearings reflect how they will vote on the high court? That's the question raised by a recently released study.

Host Jacki Lyden speaks with Lori Ringhand, a University of Kentucky researcher who co-wrote the report. Her study focuses on the Supreme Court justices on William Rehnquist's last court.