Archive for August, 2017

Trump’s Real Personnel Victory: More Conservative Judges | The New Yorker

In the early evening, the Senate voted to close debate on Kevin Newsom, the nominee for the Eleventh Circuit. His actual confirmation, which is now a foregone conclusion, will take place in the next few days. Newsom resembles many Trump nominees to the federal bench. He has excellent formal qualifications, including a degree from Harvard […]

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Posted on August 9th, 2017 by Woodring Law, filed under Uncategorized
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Interesting liberal piece mentioning Federalist Society role in Federal judicial pipeline

Source: The smartest people in Trumpland – ThinkProgress All of this drama sends a very clear message to promising young lawyers — you have a wealth of career options if you join the Federalist Society, but you should get used to disappointment if you play for the other team. As Lithwick worried in 2010, what […]

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