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Supreme Court Could See At Least 4 Vacancies In 4 Years, Trump Says

August 24, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump projects that he’s on track to win confirmation of more than 300 new conservative judges by the end of the year. And in the next four years, the president predicts, as many as five vacancies could open on the Supreme Court. “By the time we are finished, we […]

Senate Democrats Are Trying To Play Games With The Courts. The Courts Should Refuse To Play

July 25, 2020 by

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By GianCarlo Canaparo ~ “The less you say, the better.” That was the advice I received from the judge I clerked for about orders on motions for recusal. This is good advice that 11th Circuit Judges Barbara Lagoa and Robert Luck should heed before responding to Senate Democrats’ astonishing political attack on their judicial independence. […]

Liberals Try To Use COVID-19 Crisis To Halt Judicial Confirmations

May 6, 2020 by

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By Thomas Jipping ~ The Senate got back to business Monday and, while the coronavirus is still the 800-pound gorilla, senators will also attend to other aspects of the nation’s business. That includes the federal judiciary. Vacancies on life-tenured federal courts around the country are on the rise again, reversing a yearlong downward trend. When […]

Vox Admits Trump’s Judicial Appointments More Qualified Than Obama’s

December 27, 2019 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Although Vox senior correspondent Ian Millhiser spent much of his December 19 article (“What Trump has done to the courts, explained”) worrying that “No president in recent memory has done more to change the judiciary than Donald Trump,” he also granted the surprising concession that the judicial appointments have been highly qualified. […]

Trump Picks The Judges America Wants

November 22, 2017 by

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By Betsy McCaughey, PhD ~ Democrats and the liberal media are slamming President Trump for packing federal courts with supposedly “unfit” judges. Nonsense. Trump’s nominees have impressive credentials. What’s the left’s real gripe? These judges will decide cases based on what the US Constitution says, instead of rewriting law to suit a progressive agenda. Look […]

Conservatives Push For Democrats To Stop Obstructing Trump Judicial Nominees

August 26, 2017 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ Conservatives are launching a campaign to put pressure on Democrats and counter what they view as the obstruction of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees. “This is an issue that has energized the American people in a unique way last November,” Carrie Severino, chief counsel and policy director of the Judicial […]