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.
7/23/2016 – Beatty’s nomination to be a SC federal judge is stalled
Last February, Obama nominated Spartanburg attorney Don Coggins and Beatty to prestigious federal judgeships in South Carolina. There are currently two vacancies, created by the moves to semi-retired status of U.S. Judges Joe Anderson and Cameron McGowen Currie. read full story
7/14/2016 – Senate Judiciary approves Judge Nye for Idaho federal judge; Crapo, Risch hoping for full Senate vote in Sept.
Idaho Judge David Nye won unanimous support from the Senate Judiciary Committee this morning to confirm his nomination to be Idaho’s next U.S. district judge. He and two other judicial nominees were approved on a voice vote, without discussion. read full story
7/13/2016 – Senate has confirmed enough judges, Tillis says
U.S. Senate Democrats tried to push 16 judicial nominees to confirmation this afternoon but were denied by North Carolina Republican Thom Tillis. 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.