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Sam Stein

Obama Renominates More Than 40 Judicial Candidates

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Faced with the prospect of increasingly lengthy court vacancies, the White House on Wednesday formally renominated more than 40 judicial...

Sam Stein

Obama Left Largely Helpless As Judicial Vacancies Reach Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration is aware of the growing alarm over its inability to fill long-standing judicial vacancies. White House officials frequently v...

Sam Stein

Obama Broke His Word On Detainee Photos: Chief ACLU Lawyer

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The lawyer pushing for the release of photographs showing the harsh treatment of suspected terrorist detainees said President Barack Obama was backtra...

Conservatives Rise Up Against Obama's First Court Pick

CBN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Maybe the Obama administration should have nominated George Hamilton instead of David F. Hamilton. The hollywood actor may have an easier time at conf...

David Hamilton, Obama's First Appeals Court Pick, Said To Be A Moderate

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama is expected to name his first candidate to an appeals court seat this week, officials said, choosing David F. Hamilton, a highly regar...

Obama's Chance To Reshape Courts: Four Dozen Openings

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President-elect Obama will enter office with an immediate opportunity to begin shaping the federal courts by filling four dozen ope...