Tag: judicial confirmation

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

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    There were 890 authorized federal judicial posts and 71 vacancies as of August 18, 2023. Seventy of those were for Article III judgeships. This report is limited to Article III courts, where appointees are confirmed to lifetime judgeships. From July 2 through August 18, four judges have been confirmed From July 2 through August 18,…

  • Ballotpedia releases federal judicial vacancy count for August

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    In this month’s federal judicial vacancy count, Ballotpedia tracked nominations, confirmations, and vacancies from July 2, 2023, through August 1, 2023. Ballotpedia publishes the federal judicial vacancy count at the start of each month. HIGHLIGHTS Vacancies: There was one new judicial vacancy since the July 1 report. There are 70 vacancies out of 870 active…

  • 100 of Biden’s U.S. District Court nominees confirmed

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    One hundred of President Joe Biden’s (D) U.S. district court nominees were confirmed by the U.S. Senate as of July 1, 2023, according to the Federal Judicial Center. The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey received the most confirmed nominees with eight. The United States District Courts for the Central and…