The 26 Trump Judicial Picks Getting Left Behind

Law360 (January 7, 2021, 10:41 PM EST) -- Twenty-six of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees lost their shot at confirmation on Thursday when senators left Washington without approving BigLaw partners and other selections up for the First Circuit and trial courts in California, New York and elsewhere.

The Senate recessed early on Thursday after certifying President-elect Joe Biden's victory despite a violent interruption by a mob of Trump supporters who occupied much of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. The chamber is not scheduled to meet again until Jan. 19, one day before the inauguration. This marks the end of the road for most of Trump's unconfirmed judicial nominees, although...

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