One of President Obama’s judicial nominees cleared an important hurdle Thursday, but the question remains whether Senate Republicans will filibuster a final vote.
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.
This week in legal news: the bad policy and law behind admitting privileges restrictions, and Republicans’ obstructionism on judicial nominees becomes transparently misogynistic.
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.