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How do US Supreme Court justices get appointed? - Peter Paccone


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There’s a job out there with a great deal of power, pay, prestige, and near-perfect job-security. And there’s only one way to be hired: get appointed to the US Supreme Court. But how do US Supreme Court Justices actually get that honor? Peter Paccone outlines the difficult process of getting a seat on the highest bench in the country.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Peter Paccone
  • Director Hernando Bahamon
  • Script Editor Mia Nacamulli
  • Collaborator Loren Kleinrock
  • Art Director Andrés Landazábal
  • Compositor Ricardo Avila
  • Composer Manuel Borda
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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