U.S. President Barack Obama (L) arrives with Judge Merrick Garland (R) and Vice President Joe Biden prior to announcing Garland as his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, at the White House in Washington, March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Is a 112 percent increase in judicial vacancies par for the course?
June 6, 2016,
Judicial confirmations have moved at a snail’s pace since Senate control changed hands in January 2015. In this post Russell Wheeler unpacks data on the rate of Senate confirmations of Obama's nominees.