judicial nominees

If confirmed, Beth Robinson would become the first openly LGBTQ woman to ever serve on any U.S. appeals court.
It turns out Myrna Pérez, a voting rights attorney up for a U.S. appeals court seat, isn't afraid to talk about why she doesn't like to use the word "felon."
Julien Xavier Neals, 56, will now be a lifetime judge on a U.S. district court.
All five of the president’s court picks were people of color and three were women — a sharp contrast to Trump’s legacy.
Kathryn Kimball Mizelle has been practicing law only since 2012 and has never tried a case. The Senate made her a lifetime federal judge anyway.
The Democratic senator had said she’d back the GOP nominees in a bipartisan deal. They turned out to be too awful, and she voted against both.
They’re already making mental lists of potential nominees.
The president wants to exercise a never-used constitutional power to shut down Congress, but it requires the Senate to agree to adjourn.
Justin Walker lacks the experience to be a lifetime federal judge, the American Bar Association says. But Republicans are ready to confirm him anyway.
Democrats say they really only have one option for stopping more unqualified nominees: winning back the Senate in 2020.
Amid arrests, protesters send a message that they're paying attention ahead of a hearing on controversial appeals court nominee Steven Menashi.
Steven Menashi, a White House aide with a record of denouncing feminism and diversity, is on track to become a lifetime federal judge.
Democratic judicial nominees should be progressive on economic rights as well as civil liberties, argues Demand Justice.
Like his administration, Trump's group of confirmed judicial nominees is severely lacking in diversity.
For the third time in history, the Senate advanced a judicial nominee over the objections of both home-state senators.
Mitch McConnell used the "nuclear option" to reduce debate time on most lifetime court picks from 30 hours to two.
But it's not over. Mitch McConnell is ready to use the contentious "nuclear option" to get this done.
For all the lifetime circuit judges he’s confirming ― and it’s a lot ― he isn’t replacing that many Democratic appointees.
Lee said during his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday he regrets his past writings on AIDS and sexual assault.
Neomi Rao, up for a lifetime federal court seat, also has a record of weakening protections for sexual assault survivors.