judicial confirmations

Justin Walker, 37, lacks the experience to be a lifetime federal judge, says the American Bar Association. Republicans voted for him anyway.
Matthew Spencer Petersen admits to "the challenge that would be ahead of me."
They're blocking their own nominees and skipping votes for others. Because Obama.
Five of this year's nominees will get votes by mid-February.
As a country that presents itself as a leader among nations when it comes to rule of law, the corruption of the process of selecting judges in a partisan manner ought to be an international embarrassment.