Trump Is Remaking Three Powerful Appeals Courts

  Trump Is Remaking These Three Powerful Appeals Courts Kevin Daley Supreme Court Reporter President Donald Trump released his eleventh wave of judicial nominees Monday, submitting candidates for three powerful federal appeals courts. The nominations could precipitate a conflict with Senate Democrats, as several nominees were named to vacancies in states represented by prominent Democrats. The nominees include Andrew Oldham for the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Amy St. Eve and Michael Scudder Jr. for the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and Mark Bennett for the 9thRead More

Democrat Federal Appeals Courts Appointees Reluctant To Retire, Accuse Trump Of ‘Blatantly Politicizing’ The Courts

  Democratic Appointees Reluctant To Give Trump More Judgeships To Fill Kevin Daley Supreme Court Reporter Two Democratic appointees to federal appeals courts expressed reluctance to retire during President Donald Trump’s administration, claiming the president has not fielded impressive judicial nominees. Two unnamed judges told BuzzFeed News that they have concerns about the temperament of Trump’s judicial candidates, despite the fact that the overwhelming majority of his nominees attained approving reviews from legal trade associations. One circuit judge claimed Trump’s nominees lack the qualifications necessary for judicial service. “Given theRead More

Report: Trump Doesn’t Expect Ginsburg And Sotomayor To Make It Through His First Term

  Report: Trump Doesn’t Expect Ginsburg And Sotomayor To Make It Through His First Term Thomas Phippen Reporter President Donald Trump expects to nominate a total of four Supreme Court justices, claiming that three seats will likely become vacant during his first term, anonymous sources told Mike Allen of Axios. Trump expects to fill the seats of Justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Sonia Sotomayor in addition to nominating Neil Gorsuch, who Trump nominated to fill former Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat earlier this year. Scalia died in 2016, wellRead More

Trump Makes Progress On Another Campaign Promise, Packing Courts With Conservative Judges

  Trump Makes Progress Packing Courts With Conservative Picks Kevin Daley Supreme Court Reporter A Senate panel cleared several of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees Thursday, just hours before the White House announced its fifth slate of judicial candidates. The day was a productive one for an administration facing an unprecedented number of vacancies on federal courts. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance the confirmation of several Trump nominees to federal appeals courts Thursday morning. John Bush, a Louisville lawyer in private practice, and Damien Schiff, a public interestRead More

Gingrich: Abolishing the 9th Circuit Court [VIDEO]

Newt Gingrich: Thomas Jefferson and James Madison would abolish the activist 9th Circuit Court. Judges are required to adhere to the constitution, not partake in judicial activism. It seems as though the judges on the 9th Circuit aren’t all on the same page when it comes to their ruling on the travel ban. According to TheHill.com , “A judge on a San Francisco-based appeals court has requested that the entire court vote on whether to review a three-judge panel’s decision to not reinstate President Donald Trump’s travel ban… That processRead More