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.
7/16/2015 – Colorado Senators Should Work to Swiftly Protect Our Federal Trial Court
Two months ago, U.S. District Judge Robert Blackburn announced he will be taking senior status effective April 2016. This announcement creates a "future vacancy" on the U.S. District Court for Colorado and gives the president and the senate a year to nominate and confirm a new federal judge. read full story
04/14/2015 – GOP Senate Unanimously Confirmed First Federal Judge
Senate Republicans have been in charge for three months, but only Monday confirmed its first judicial nominee, Alfred H. Bennett — unanimously. read full story
03/10/2015 – Successes Reported in Aggressive Space and Rent Reduction Initiative
In other action, today the Conference adopted the results of the biennial judgeship survey conducted by its Judicial Resources Committee, which identified the need for five new appellate and 68 district judgeships. The Judicial Conference has provided the Director of the Administrative Office with the authority to seek separate legislation for Conference-approved judgeships in selected districts, providing the Judiciary with more flexibility in pursuing new judgeships in courts with the greatest needs. read full story
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The following are selected statements by senators and congressmen concerning judicial nominations. Click on the link to view the item.