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Cornyn and Cruz Are Devastating Texas Courts
Waiting 15 months after learning of a planned vacancy before even beginning the process to fill it is hardly a sign of deep commitment to the federal courts in Texas.
On the 7th Circuit, It's Time for Ron Johnson to Get Out of the Way
It is long past time to fill the nation's oldest appellate court vacancy, which has been open more than five years.
Cornyn and Cruz Haven't Helped Their Own Judicial Nominee
Nearly three months after unanimous committee approval, a Texas nominee still has not gotten a confirmation vote.
Harry Reid Calls Out Pat Toomey on GOP Blocking of Restrepo
Senator Toomey seems all too willing to sacrifice Pennsylvanians' interests to his party’s political goals.
Long Past Time to Let 3rd Circuit Nominee Restrepo Have His Hearing
Grassley should include Judge Restrepo at next week's judicial nominations hearing.
Judicial Elections and Government Integrity at the Supreme Court
It isn’t just judges who risk the appearance of corruption when they engage with funders.
PFAW Applauds Williams-Yulee Decision
However, Concerns over Buying Influence Apply to All Elected Officials In response to the Supreme Court’s decision today in Williams-Yulee v. The Florida Bar which upheld Florida’s ban on judicial candidates directly soliciting campaign...
Diversity vs. Scalia at Marriage Oral Arguments
Bringing her own experience to the bench, Justice Kagan helps Justice Scalia with a point that should have been obvious to him.
Are Conservative Justices Suggesting that Oppression Justifies More Oppression?
Historical discrimination against gays and lesbians warrants heightened scrutiny under Equal Protection, not continued discrimination.
In Marriage Arguments, Scalia Overlooks the People's Role in Adopting Equal Protection
Scalia says judicial interpretations of Equal Protection bypass the people, but it was the people who chose to constrain themselves with Equal Protection.
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