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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 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.

Environmentalists Signal Support for Sotomayor (07/09/09)
Millions of members represented by 60 groups favoring High Court nominee

Alito Confirmation is a Major Setback for Public Health, Environment (01/31/06)
Clean water cases could be first test of Alito's Supreme Court stance

Committee Hearing on DC Circuit Court of Appeals Nominee Brett Kavanaugh (04/26/04)
Earthjustice focuses on Kavanaugh’s role in selecting anti-environmental judicial nominees

35 Environmental Groups Oppose Nomination of Janice Rogers Brown (11/06/03)
Janice Rogers Brown's nomination to the United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit scheduled for committee vote today.