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Iowa judge selection panel to choose Supreme Court nominee

That means three members of the commission will not have to leave on Jan. 1 as a Republican attorney had claimed and can participate in choosing nominees for a current court vacancy ... elected to beg... read more

Will the Supreme Court Overturn Roe v. Wade After All?

But, intriguingly, the court’s two other conservatives, Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. and the court’s latest member ... has often expressed concern about how partisan confirmation hearings for court ... read more

2018 Victories: Record Number of Conservative Judges Confirmed to the Federal Bench

This is the latest installment ... awaiting Senate confirmation, as these important seats remain vacant. The ACLJ continues to encourage the U.S. Senate to fully process all of the nominees before the ... read more

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After outcry over appointment, Trump’s top law enforcer treading lightly

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Matthew Whitaker flew to Dallas last week to deliver his latest ... Senate confirmation. Two of those are slated for oral arguments this week in federal courts, while a third ca... read more

Kavanaugh effect? More state abortion challenges coming

A baby’s heart begins ... right to challenge a state’s determination that a Medicaid provider is “qualified.” But opponents of abortion are already sounding alarm bells, frustrated that President Dona... read more

The Latest: Trump calls Kavanaugh's past 'squeaky clean'

His Supreme Court nomination was roiled for ... Kavanaugh as an associate justice is expected to begin soon. Senators have been advised to be in their seats for the vote. Kavanaugh is expected to win ... read more

The Real Impact of George H. W. Bush’s Presidency

Thomas’s nomination thrilled conservatives, but the battle to place him on the court amid sexual-harassment allegations set the stage for more partisan judicial confirmation battles in the years ... read more

The Latest: Accusers' lawyers question FBI investigation

Lawyers for two women who accuse Supreme Court ... his confirmation. He says there is mounting evidence that the appeals court judge isn't credible. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pledging ... read more

Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings begin

WASHINGTON — Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week offers senators their only real opportunity to challenge the Supreme Court nominee’s legal ... But if pa... read more

Castro the latest Democrat to wade into presidential race with exploratory committee announcement

During the 2018 cycle, he launched a political action committee to support Democratic candidates, donating to mostly ... during high profile issues like the recent confirmation hearings for now Suprem... read more

Confirmation Hearings: Kavanaugh Says ‘No One Is Above the Law’ But Won’t Say If Trump Can Pardon Himself

it's a question therefore that is a hypothetical question that I cannot begin to answer in this context as a sitting judge and as a nominee to Supreme Court," Kavanaugh said. Trump earlier this year c... read more

The Latest: Grassley releases list of 10 interviewed by FBI

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has scheduled the vote as part of the process toward a final confirmation vote this ... Senate considers the fate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Trump ... read more

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