Tuesday, March 23, 2004

Judicial Nominations

For those of you who haven't yet lost interest in the judicial nomination wars, here are the latest stats from DOJ/OLP on Bush's nominees to the federal bench:

Combined Art III nominees: 118
Combined Art III nominees confirmed: 71 (60%)

Circuit Court of Appeals nominees: 32
Circuit Court of Appeals nominees confirmed: 13 (41%)

25 of the 46 current vacancies on the federal bench are so-called "judicial emergencies"


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