Editorial Boards in all 50 states and DC praise the ESA and Endangered & Threatened Species (more than 600 Editorials sortable by publication)
UPDATED: CONGRESS, PRESIDENT REAGAN, COURTS AND EDITORIAL BOARDS AGREE: CITIZEN ACCESS TO COURT IS NEEDED TO ENFORCE ENVIRONMENTAL AND OTHER SAFEGUARDS (, 03/26/15)
STILL NO HEARING FOR L. Felipe Restrepo Third Circuit, nominated 11/12/2014 with bipartisan PA Senator support
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 Pamela Harris (4th Circuit), confirmed 50-43 on July 28, 2014 after cloture voted 54-41 on July 24, 2014.
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.Ninth Circuit nominees confirmed John B. Owens (56-43 on March 31, 2014) and Michelle T. Friedland (51-40 on April 28, 2014).
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, 11/13/13) Why 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Caitlin Halligan D.C. Circuit 54-45 and 51-41 votes (short of 60 needed to end filibuster) WITHDRAWN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
Andrew Hurwitz Ninth Circuit CONFIRMED 6/12/12 after 60-31 vote to end filibuster
Goodwin Liu Ninth Circuit FILIBUSTERED & WITHDRAWN; confirmed to CA Supreme Court
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