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Press Releases

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.

Defenders of Wildlife: Lummis, Barrasso introduce bill to limit citizens’ ability to sue the federal government (05/25/11)
Legislation would restrict provisions that ensure equal access to justice

Humor and Satire

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Judging the Environment In The News

CQ Roll Call's Todd Ruger tweet (Congressional Quarterly, 03/26/15)

More judgeships in the SDFLA? (Southern District of Florida Blog, 03/17/15)

Editorials and Opinion

RJ Editorial: Of bats and fungus (Record Journal [CT], 03/30/15)

Community Board: Midland needs a new federal judge (Midland Reporter-Telegram [TX], 03/30/15)

Reid and the Federal Judiciary (Washington Monthly, 03/27/15)