Law360's Guide To Trump's Judicial Picks

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

Updated Nov. 29, 2017 10:00 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

18 vacant

seats 8 pending

nominations 9 confirmed

judges   U.S. District Courts

118 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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