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Judging the Environment In The News
Friday round-up (SCOTUSBlog, 10/14/16)
More than 300 editorial boards across the nation have called for hearings on Obama’s Supreme Court nomination (Progressive Pulse [NC], 10/13/16)
Law professor calls for Selby to be confirmed to 7th Circuit (Indiana Lawyer, 10/07/16)
Delay of Obama nominee for Eastern District federal judgeship hits five months (Progressive Pulse [NC], 09/28/16)
Sen. Cory Booker spars with Sen. Mitch McConnell over refusal to address backlog of nominees (Record [NJ] , 09/20/16)
Editorials and Opinion
MERRICK GARLAND: 638 EDITORIALS BY OVER 300 EDITORIAL BOARDS IN EVERY STATE & DC URGE SENATE TO HOLD A HEARING AND VOTE ON NOMINEE TO FILL SUPREME COURT VACANCY – STATE BY STATE LINKS/EXCERPTS (as of October 13, 2016) (, )
Supreme Court in limbo with Senate holding key (Editorial) (Republican [Springfield, MA], 10/25/16)
EDITORIAL: It’s time for Americans to finally settle on directions in serious policy issues (Waco Tribune-Herald [TX] , 10/23/16)
Editorial: County ballot issues a mixed bag (Daily Camera [CO] , 10/23/16)
Senate must end nominee nonsense (Standard Speaker [Hazleton, PA], 10/21/16)
MERRICK GARLAND: MORE THAN 300 EDITORIAL BOARDS FROM EVERY STATE & DC URGE SENATE HEARING (638 EDITORIALS) (10/13/16)
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.
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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