On Monday, Senate Republicans successfully blocked Judge Robert Wilkins’ nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, bringing to a head the fight between the Obama administration and conservatives over the future of the second most powerful court in the country.
Senate Republicans filibuster a centrist judicial candidate, successfully blocking the second woman nominated by President Obama to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Republicans double-down on threats to filibuster President Obama’s judicial nominees. Will Senate Democrats fight back?
Republicans see an opportunity to capture the second most powerful court in the country—the D.C. Circuit—and they are going for it.
Republican senators have made it clear they’ll do whatever it takes to keep Georgetown law professor Nina Pillard off the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Sri Srinivasan’s judicial nomination to the D.C. Court of Appeals looks like it will move forward, but it’s not clear if that nomination will be a win for progressives. Unfortunately, the process is so broken that there’s no good way to tell.
The failed nomination of Caitlin Halligan brought to attention the shared interests between anti-choice groups and the NRA.