What are the two main steps in a Supreme court Justice being appointed to the bench?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    1.) President makes the appointment.

    2.) The Senate must confirm the appointment by majority vote.

    From Article II, Section 2 of the US Constitution:

    "...and he (the President) shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate ... Judges of the supreme Court..."

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