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Obama Judge Appointments

The Real Nuclear Option

Doug Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Kendall

Holding rank-and-file judicial nominees hostage to advance a larger political agenda is the current political "nuclear option" and, if this continues, it is the judiciary and Americans seeking justice who will bear the fallout.

Obama's Judges

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

Since taking office, Mr. President, you have nominated only 43 federal judges -- despite the fact that there are currently more than 100 judicial vacancies and 31 judicial "emergencies" due to unfilled positions.

Obama Judicial Appointments Barely Moving Because Of GOP Blocks

Washington Post | Michael A. Fletcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama has not made significant progress in his plan to infuse federal courts with a new cadre of judges, and liberal activists are beginning...