PFAW Applauds White House Announcement of Judicial Nominees
President Obama today nominated two judges to serve on the Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeals. The nominees, from Wisconsin and Indiana, will fill seats that have been vacant since January 2010 and February 2015 respectively.
Marge Baker, Executive...
PFAW Statement on Senate Confirmation of Luis Restrepo
Today, more than a year after being nominated by President Obama, Judge Luis Restrepo was confirmed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Today’s vote followed months of needless delays by Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
Hillary Clinton Lays Out Her Vision For the Supreme Court
In an op-ed today in the Boston Globe, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton takes on what may be the biggest issue at stake in the 2016 election: the future of the US Supreme Court.
The court’s decisions have a profound impact on American...
2015: A Year of GOP Obstruction for Judicial Nominees
To: Interested Parties
From: Paul Gordon, Senior Legislative Counsel, People For the American Way
Date: December 21, 2015
Re: 2015: A Year of GOP Obstruction for Judicial Nominees
With the Senate having closed up shop for the year, one thing is...