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Judicial Selection

"A deficit in our courts": Senator Jeff Sessions and the Lack Of Judicial Professional Diversity

Nan Aron | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics
Nan Aron

A truly diverse judiciary is one that not only reflects the personal demographic diversity of the nation, but is also comprised of judges who have bee...

Republicans' D.C. Circuit Freak-out Endangers Justice

Nan Aron | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Nan Aron

We believe no court, and certainly not the crucial D.C. Circuit, should be forced to do its job with 27 percent of its seats empty. Nominating qualified men and women for vacant judgeships isn't some kind of illegitimate act, or underhanded power grab.

BREAKING COURT NEWS: President Does Job. Republicans Set Hair on Fire.

Nan Aron | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
Nan Aron

President Obama is expected to make nominations for the three empty seats on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. This should be a routine story. Which is why you may be puzzled to hear Senate Republicans are screaming bloody murder.