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Editorial Boards in all 50 states and DC praise the ESA and Endangered & Threatened Species (more than 600 Editorials sortable by publication)

CONGRESS, PRESIDENT REAGAN, COURTS & EDITORIAL BOARDS AGREE: CITIZEN ACCESS TO COURT NEEDED TO ENFORCE ENVIRONMENTAL & OTHER SAFEGUARDS

JUNE 25 COMMITTEE VOTE DELAYED: L. Felipe Restrepo to fill Third Circuit judicial emergency, nominated 11/12/2014, bipartisan PA Senator support

JULY 7 FLOOR VOTE BELATEDLY SET: Kara Farnandez Stoll (Federal Circuit)

HEARING NEEDED: Mary Barzee Flores (S.D. of FL)

On March 19, 2015, the Judicial Conference submitted its request for 73 new judgeships and the conversion of nine temporary ones into permanent judgeships.

American Bar Association Judicial Vacancies

TEXAS EDITORIAL BOARDS: FILL FEDERAL JUDICIAL VACANCIES (05/19/15) DOZENS OF TEXAS EDITORIAL BOARD OPINIONS

UPDATED: IOWA EDITORIAL BOARDS: FILL FEDERAL JUDICIAL VACANCIES (06/19/15) MORE THAN 30 IOWA EDITORIAL BOARD OPINIONS

PENNSYLVANIA EDITORIAL BOARDS: FILL FEDERAL JUDICIAL VACANCIES (05/14/15) MORE THAN 70 PENNSYLVANIA EDITORIAL BOARD OPINIONS

Judicial Nominations: Accomplishments and the Work That Lies Ahead, White House Counsel Neil Eggleston (12/17/2014)

SENATE 52-48 VOTE: MAJORITY NOT 60 VOTES NOW ENDS FILIBUSTERS OF NON-SUPREME COURT NOMINEES 
 
The Senate finally confirmed Ronnie L. White (E.D. Mo.) on July 16, 2014 on a 53-44 vote after a 54-43 cloture vote ended a filibuster.

D.C. Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Fully staffed- finally
 
Letter to Senate from Defenders of Wildlife and 12 other national environmental groups urging prompt action on all pending D.C. Circuit and other judicial nominees (10/25/13)
 
PHOTOS OF OBAMA NOMINEES BLOCKED BY GOP SENATORS (Huff Post, 11/13/13Why Does The GOP Have A Problem With These People? (Huff Post, 11/13/13)
 

 President Obama’s judicial nominees, including: 

Srikanth ("Sri") Srinivasan D.C. Circuit NOMINATED 6/11/12, Hearing 4/10/13 CONFIRMED 97-0 5/23/2013

 

Caitlin Halligan D.C. Circuit 54-45 and 51-41 votes (short of 60 needed to end filibuster) WITHDRAWN


Robert Bacharach Tenth Circuit: FILIBUSTERED 56-34 7/30/12 CONFIRMED 93-0 2/25/13

Goodwin Liu Ninth Circuit FILIBUSTERED & WITHDRAWN; confirmed to CA Supreme Court

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