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Obama Federal Courts

Republicans Are Wrong About Judges

Howard Foster | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Howard Foster

Republicans who say they would rather have vacancies remain vacant are asking for crowded dockets and the loss of public confidence in the federal courts.

Federal Court Vacancies Proliferate Under Obama

Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

A New York Times editorial published Wednesday criticized the "severe breakdown" in federal court appointments during President Obama's first term, ur...

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...