The following is a list of the judgeships that have been vacant for longer than all others. Click on any vacancy for more information, or click below for information on all judicial vacancies.
The following is a list of the judicial nominees who have been waiting the longest for confirmation. Click on any nominee for more information, or click below for information on all pending judicial nominees.
10/05/2015 – Senate Gets Around To Filling Court Vacancy After 1,069 Days
WASHINGTON -- It took them nearly three years to do it, but the Senate on Monday confirmed a desperately needed judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California. The Senate voted 69 to 21 to confirm Dale Drozd. The seat he fills has been empty for 1,069 days and is a judicial emergency, meaning the workload exceeds 600 cases or has totaled between 430 and 600 cases for more than 18 months. read full story
10/05/2015 – Senate confirms federal judge to serve in Fresno, finally
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Monday confirmed U.S. Magistrate Judge Dale Drozd as a district judge to serve in Fresno’s federal courthouse, filling a long-standing vacancy in one of the country’s busiest judicial regions. read full story
09/30/2015 – Tennessee judicial vacancies caught in Senate logjam
Confirmation votes to fill three judicial vacancies in Tennessee are stuck in a partisan logjam, even though the White House and the state’s Republican senators agree on who should fill the seats. read full story
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