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  • Robe and Gavel: SCOTUS to hear arguments in four cases this week

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    Welcome to the April 15 edition of Robe & Gavel, Ballotpedia’s newsletter about the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and other judicial happenings around the U.S. This is it, dear readers. The last sitting of SCOTUS arguments for this term. Are you ready for these updates? Let’s gavel in! Follow Ballotpedia on X…

  • Robe & Gavel: Federal Judicial Vacancy Count released for April 2024

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    Welcome to the April 8 edition of Robe & Gavel, Ballotpedia’s newsletter about the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and other judicial happenings around the U.S. We are back with another exciting batch of federal vacancy count updates. So grab a seat, and let’s gavel in! Follow Ballotpedia on X or subscribe to…

  • Robe & Gavel: SCOTUS concludes March 2024 sitting

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    Welcome to the March 25 edition of Robe & Gavel, Ballotpedia’s newsletter about the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and other judicial happenings around the U.S. Dearest gentle reader, we hope you’re ready. We have a number of updates for you as SCOTUS closes its March 2024 sitting. Let’s get right to it…

  • Robe & Gavel: SCOTUS begins March 2024 sitting

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    Welcome to the March 18 edition of Robe & Gavel, Ballotpedia’s newsletter about the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and other judicial happenings around the U.S. SCOTUS has just begun its March sitting and there’s a lot to cover. So grab a seat, dear reader, and let’s gavel in. Follow Ballotpedia on Twitter…

  • Robe & Gavel: Federal Judicial Vacancy Count released for March 2024

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    Welcome to the March 11 edition of Robe & Gavel, Ballotpedia’s newsletter about the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and other judicial happenings around the U.S. We’re back with our third federal vacancy count for the year, and there is much to discuss. So grab a seat, dear reader, and let’s gavel on…

  • Tracker: Article III federal judicial nominations by president by days in office since 2001

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    There were 52 vacancies in the 890 authorized federal judicial posts as of March 1, 2024. Fifty-one of those were for Article III judgeships. This report is limited to Article III courts, where appointees are confirmed to lifetime judgeships. From February 1 through March 1, 2024: By March 1, 2024—1,137 days in office—President Joe Biden…

  • Robe & Gavel: SCOTUS concludes February 2024 sitting

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    Welcome to the Feb. 26 edition of Robe & Gavel, Ballotpedia’s newsletter about the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and other judicial happenings around the U.S. It’s our favorite time of year, dear readers. Brace yourselves. Spring is coming. And as the snow starts to thaw, more SCOTUS opinions are coming out. There’s…

  • Robe & Gavel: SCOTUS continues February 2024 sitting

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    Welcome to the Feb. 19 edition of Robe & Gavel, Ballotpedia’s newsletter about the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and other judicial happenings around the U.S. Happy Presidents Day, readers! Today, we honor the 45 men who have held the highest office in the land. This is a busy week for SCOTUS news,…

  • Robe & Gavel: Federal Judicial Vacancy Count released for February 2024

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    Welcome to the Feb. 12 edition of Robe & Gavel, Ballotpedia’s newsletter about the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and other judicial happenings around the U.S. We’re already into the second federal vacancy count of the year! Can you believe it, dear readers? We hope you’re ready for these updates. Grab a seat…

  • Robe & Gavel: SCOTUS begins first week of February 2024 sitting

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    Welcome to the Feb. 5 edition of Robe & Gavel, Ballotpedia’s newsletter about the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and other judicial happenings around the U.S. We are back by popular demand, dear readers. And we have a brand new batch of federal court updates to dish out. We hope you’re ready. Grab…