Regardless of how well Biden's nominees are received in our 50-50 Senate, the real fight will happen when 82‐year‐old Justice Stephen Breyer inevitably retires.
Biden is looking at a judiciary that will take seriously the separation of powers and will not let itself become a policy-making body.
As of November 12, the Senate had confirmed 221 judges nominated by Trump throughout his presidency.
President Donald Trump said he will announce his nomination to replace former Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court later this week.
It is paramount that the Supreme Court not be left with a vacancy in the middle of a pandemic that continues to restrain the religious liberty of millions of Americans and stoke chaos in our streets.
Neil Gorsuch has made his decision. Now let him enforce it.
Menashi's confirmation has been opposed by several progressive organizations, including Planned Parenthood, the Council on American-Islamic Relations and Alliance for Justice.
"I did not say that," Lawrence VanDyke said during his confirmation hearing as he grew emotional.
Some of these appointees are exceptionally young, extending their reach in the federal jurisprudence for decades. One of Trump's confirmed judges, Allison Rushing, at 36, is the youngest federal judge in the country.
Protesters gathered outside the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday to rally against President Trump's latest judicial nominee Steven Menashi.
Howard Nielson said it was "extremely problematic that Judge Walker is a practicing homosexual himself."
States with Republican senators have some of the longest delays for trial due to a shortage of judges