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to select for an office or position

to supply what is needed for some activity or purpose

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create and charge with a task or function


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Because the Constitution contemplates various appointers, and because the appointer, under the discretionary theory, may decide how and when her appointments will vest, each appointer may choose her own method of appointment.
Since these policy changes are prescribed by lawmakers rather than assessors, there is likely some credence to the idea that appointers can request their assessors to lower the level of assessment.
that the Constitution cedes flexibility to appointers, permitting them
66) However, the legislation also stipulated that the twelve members would be appointed by the President, the Senate, and the House, with an equal mix of Republicans and Democrats, but each of the designated appointers operated separately.
Studies seek to predict judicial outcomes by analysis of judicial inputs, such as party identification of appointers and the ideology that judges carry with them.
56) But agencies handled routine matters too, and their insulation was imperfect; they had political biases and subjective opinions just like their congressional appointers.
A less obvious, though no less plausible, remedy would be for appointers to work toward greater representation of the circuits on the Supreme Court.
In Brazil, as in other developing countries, appointed bureaucrats are encouraged to advance the particular interests of their appointers as opposed to fostering agency goals.
officials must be among the appointers, because their political support
Judges "do not always decide cases the way their appointers might have anticipated," he said.
The basic idea is that freshly created he appointers may be associated with a type, and that a tag for an unknown type [Alpha] can be tested against a tag for a known type [Tau].
In this case the appointers have an incentive to allow themselves to be fooled as well.
Because political appointees serve at the pleasure of elected officials, their loyalties tend to lie with their appointers (Heclo, 1977).
These explanations are evidently not regarded as in tension with the claim that justices appointed on the basis of presumed anti-Roe views will almost never disappoint their pro-life appointers.
Other journals that were nobly conceived and carefully nurtured have fallen prey to the predations of careerist editors with hidden agenda that could not have been known to their appointers.