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Judicial Selection Snapshot

Posted on 05/04/2011 @ 05:53 PM

Alliance for Justice has updated it's Judicial Selection Snapshot document, which is available in full here.

Here are some of the highlights:

  • There are currently 91 vacant seats on U.S. Circuit and District Courts and 22 seats will soon become vacant.
  • 35 of the vacant seats have been identified as Judicial Emergencies by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
  • While 81 of President Obama's judicial nominees since 2009 have been confirmed, 42 nominees still await an up-or-down vote from the Senate.

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