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Patrick Leahy and This Year's Success on Judges
This year's great success on judicial nominations owes a great deal to Sen. Patrick Leahy.
PFAW Edit Memo: 2014 – A Year of Striking Success on Judicial Nominations
To: Interested Parties From:  Paul Gordon, Senior Legislative Counsel, People For the American Way Marge Baker, Executive Vice President, People For the American Way Re: 2014 – A Year of Striking Success on Judicial Nominations Date:...
Judge With a Political Ax to Grind Strikes Down Obama's Immigration Action
A Bush-43 judge writes a ruling that in several ways seems more appropriate for a politician than a federal judge.
Twelve More Judges to Go
The Senate should not leave town before confirming all the pending judicial nominees, including the three cleared by committee yesterday.
New Study Examines Corporate Echo Chamber at Supreme Court
A Reuters study documents the influence of a small number of Supreme Court lawyers, most representing corporations.
Pregnant Workers' Rights at the Supreme Court
Peggy Young's employer made her choose between her job and her pregnancy, but can employers do that?
Mississippi Judge Striking Down Marriage Ban Explains the Role of Courts
Judge Carlton Reeves explains the importance of the courts while demonstrating how important it is who serves on them.
Ted Cruz Vows to Damage Texas Courts in Response to Obama's Immigration Action
In response to President Obama's upcoming action on immigration, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has vowed to retaliate by sabotaging the federal court system in his own state. No, that's not how he phrased it, but that would be the impact of his vow....
Ted Cruz Vows to Damage Texas Courts in Response to Obama's Immigration Action
Ted Cruz urges a retaliatory freeze on all confirmations next year, which would cause particular damage to courts in his own state.
Reid: We Cannot Leave Without Confirming Nominees
The Senate needs to vote on numerous judicial and executive nominations before the end of the lame duck session.
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