Republicans Keep Confirming Unqualified Judicial Nominees

Law360 (June 24, 2020, 1:35 PM EDT) -- The Senate has confirmed 200 of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees, which is roughly 23% of all federal judgeships. That includes 53 to the nation's appellate courts, the court immediately under the U.S. Supreme Court.

What emerges from this group of new judges is a judiciary stacked with young conservative ideologues, many of whom lack basic judicial qualifications.

As ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, I've been part of efforts to block President Trump's most troubling judicial picks. While I believe each nominee deserves to be assessed on his or her own merits, I will continue to oppose any nominees...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!