Law360's Guide To Trump's Judicial Picks

By Jimmy Hoover and Michael Macagnone | October 3, 2017, 4:35 PM EDT

Updated Dec. 15, 2017 11:15 a.m. | President Donald Trump has an unusual opportunity to reshape the federal judiciary as the number of vacancies at the start of his term was higher than for any president in the past three decades.

Appointment Scorecard Circuit Courts of Appeals

15 vacant

seats 6 pending

nominations 12 confirmed

judges   U.S. District Courts

120 vacant

seats 34 pending

nominations 6 confirmed

judges   There were only about 40 federal court vacancies when President Barack Obama took office in January...
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