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Since 2001, nonpartisan Judging the Environment federal judicial nominations project for fair, diverse, independent and mainstream lifetime judges.

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Judging the Environment's (JTE’s) ongoing research, outreach and constant updates on news, commentary and statements by each Senator centers on possible filibuster or majority opposition to Judge Neil Gorsuch nomination to fill the 2016-17 Supreme Court vacancy. JTE will also evaluate nominees to fill over 100 lifetime vacancies on the trial and circuit courts that have the final say in well over 95% of federal cases.

This comprehensive, continuously updated website uniquely provides excerpts from and links to essential resources on judicial nominations and related issues that are sortable by NomineeIssueSenatorPublication, and more. Selection, nomination & confirmation of lifetime federal judges is key to upholding and enforcing laws on climate change, endangered species and a wide range of other issues.

LATEST: Attorney General nominee: Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) confirmed Feb. 8, 2017 on a 52-47 vote.

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FILLING SUPREME COURT VACANCY: LINKS/ EXCERPTS for

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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)

CITIZEN ACCESS TO COURT NEEDED TO ENFORCE ENVIRONMENTAL & OTHER SAFEGUARDS AS CONGRESS, COURTS & EDITORIAL BOARDS (& PRESIDENT REAGAN) AGREED

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