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Pillard Nomination Clears Judiciary Committee

Cornelia "Nina" Pillard stands next to President Obama, as he announces her court nomination at the White House this past June.

In a party-line vote Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the nomination of Nina Pillard to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. But prior to the vote, Republicans made it clear they are not done fighting President Obama’s judicial nominees.

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Patricia Millett’s Nomination Clears Judiciary Committee, But Will the Senate Filibuster?

One of President Obama's judicial nominees, Patricia Millett (above) cleared an important hurdle today but the question of whether Senate Republicans will filibuster a final vote remains.

One of President Obama’s judicial nominees cleared an important hurdle Thursday, but the question remains whether Senate Republicans will filibuster a final vote.

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Men Are From Mars, Women Don’t Want Sex: Abstinence-Only Curricula Rife With Gender Stereotypes

Gender stereotypes in abstinence-only curricula is something we should talk about more often.

Pointing out gender stereotypes in abstinence-only curricula got law professor Nina Pillard, who was nominated to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, in trouble with the Senate Judiciary Committee, but it’s something we should talk about more often.

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Republicans Aren’t Just Playing Games on Judicial Nominations—They’re Coming for the Whole Court

Republicans see an opportunity to capture the second most powerful court in the country—the D.C. Circuit—and they are going for it.

Republicans see an opportunity to capture the second most powerful court in the country—the D.C. Circuit—and they are going for it.

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