President Obama made another move to address critical judicial vacancies with three new nominees in Pennsylvania.
Just after the election President Obama moved to fill seven federal court vacancies. Almost all the nominees are good news for civil rights advocates.
With a federal judicary already in crisis, a Mitt Romney presidency could spell the end of the federal judiciary as we know it.
In an editorial today, the New York Times discusses the vital role the courts have played in recent weeks in blocking viciously regressive laws seeking to deny women access to both self-determination and to basic reproductive health care.
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If you think Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is keeping Congress in session solely to deal with our economic crisis, think again. He’s also trying to limit more damage to the judiciary and prevent lame-duck Bush from further stacking the courts.