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Newest Judicial Nominees Could Have Lasting Impact on Appeals Courts

September 13, 2019

With more than a dozen new judicial nominees in the pipeline, the Senate has an opportunity to keep the record rate of confirmations going strong. Learn why the latest round of the president’s nominees could have lasting impact on the makeup of America’s federal courts, especially in two liberal-leaning appeals courts.

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Poll | Restructure the Supreme Court | First Liberty

First Liberty Poll: Do You Think the U.S. Supreme Court Needs to Be Restructured?

August 30, 2019

A number of U.S. Senators and presidential contenders are calling for a restructuring of the Supreme Court, and a majority of Americans agree with them. Are nine SCOTUS Justices enough or do we need a deeper bench? Take our poll today.

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Back To The Constitution | First Liberty

More Obstruction of Judicial Nominees Than at Any Time in American History – How Can We Put a Stop to It?

August 23, 2019

Close to 150 excellent judges have been confirmed to the federal judiciary despite staunch opposition. Here’s what we MUST do to end the unprecedented obstruction of nominees that’s been plaguing our confirmation process.

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13 Judicial Nominees | First Liberty

Senate Confirms 13 New Judicial Nominees, Bringing Total Confirmations to Over 140

August 2, 2019

by Jorge Gomez • 5 min read The U.S. Senate just held its last session before taking its customary August recess. And they went big before going home. The Senate confirmed 13 more district court nominees, bringing the total judges confirmed during this administration to 146, an astonishing number. Below […]

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131 Judges Confirmed | First Liberty

Judicial Confirmations Now Exceed Number of Judicial Vacancies

July 19, 2019

The Trump administration has reached an important milestone in their effort to fill America’s federal court with more excellent judges. With a total 131 judges confirmed, we can expect the number of confirmations to rise above the number of empty federal judicial seats.

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SCOTUS Watch | First Liberty

Is the Supreme Court More Divided Than Ever Before? Let’s See What the Numbers Say

July 12, 2019

After a historic year of critical victories for religious liberty at the Supreme Court, we’re taking an in-depth look at the Court’s activity, as well as the Justices’ ideological alignment and voting behavior throughout this term. Do the numbers show a sharp divide between the Justices?

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