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Judging the Environment In The News
So He Went There. (South Florida Lawyers, 06/09/16)
Sen. Marco Rubio blocks confirmation of judge he recommended (Miami Herald, 06/05/16)
The "Thurmond Rule" and other advice and consent myths (Brookings, 05/25/16)
Editorial: “No excuse” for Richard Burr’s blockade of Judge Timmons-Goodson (Progressive Pulse [NC], 05/13/16)
Supreme Court vacancy watch Day 89: Pat Toomey's 'political stunt' fails (Daily Kos, 05/12/16)
Editorials and Opinion
MERRICK GARLAND: 581 EDITORIALS BY EDITORIAL BOARDS IN 49 STATES & DC URGE SENATE TO HOLD A HEARING AND VOTE ON NOMINEE TO FILL SUPREME COURT VACANCY – STATE BY STATE LINKS/EXCERPTS (as of June 27, 2016) (, )
Letter to the editor: Confirm Merrick Garland (Akron Beacon Journal [OH], 07/01/16)
LinkedIn founder: if Senate were more like Silicon Valley, we'd have a full Supreme Court by now (Vox, 06/30/16)
EDITORIAL: End the Senate’s useless judicial obstructionism (Butler Eagle [PA], 06/30/16)
What about the Other Judicial Nominees? (Boston's Blog, 06/30/16)
MERRICK GARLAND: MORE THAN 500 EDITORIALS BY EDITORIAL BOARDS IN 49 STATES & DC URGE SENATE HEARING (04/13/16)
Defenders of Wildlife Calls on Senate to Consider Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland (03/16/16)The Senate must do its job by holding a hearing and a vote on this nomination to fill an important vacancy.
Senate confirms IA federal judge: What about 17 other Committee approved district judges? (09/10/12)Both Sen. Patrick Leahy and Sen. Patrick Toomey are correct. Only senseless partisan obstruction by Senate Republicans could still prevent confirming all the Committee-approved nominees.
Senate Republican Blockade of 21 Judicial Nominees Worsens Vacancy Crisis (12/17/11)“Once again, U.S. Senate Republicans have unjustifiably blocked a decades-old tradition of clearing pending judicial nominees before leaving town.
Vacancy Crisis Continues: Senate Votes on 10 Judicial Nominees Will Leave 17 Frozen, Including Most of Those Approved Unanimously in Committee (09/27/11)
Humor and Satire
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WOMEN OF WALMART [& the Supreme Court]
“Close to Home” solution to judicial vacancies
Weyant's World: Abandon hope
The Very Junior Senator from Utah [Standard-Examiner, UT]; & “OUR VIEW: Lee's headless charge”
Political cartoons on Judge Garland nomination & Supreme Court nom block
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