On Tournaments for Appointing Great Justices to the U.S. Supreme Court – Article by WERL

From Volume 78, Number 1 (November 2004)

Professors Stephen Choi and G. Mitu Gulati are ambitious: they seek to quantify great legal minds. This interesting endeavor has both descriptive and normative components. Choi and Gulati hope not only to offer objective measures of what makes a judge great but also to affect the choices that presidents and senators make when appointing individuals to the U.S. Supreme Court.