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Nominations to U.S. Circuit and District Courts by President Obama During the 111th and 112th Congresses

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Recent Senate debates in the 112th Congress over judicial nominations have focused on issues such as the relative degree of success of President Barack Obama's nominees in gaining Senate confirmation (compared with other recent Presidents) as well as the effect of delayed judicial appointments on judicial vacancy levels. The following report addresses these issues, and others, by providing a statistical overview of President Obama's nominees to U.S. circuit court of appeals and U.S. district court judgeships, current through May 31, 2012.

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McMillion, Barry J. June 1, 2012.

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  • Main Title: Nominations to U.S. Circuit and District Courts by President Obama During the 111th and 112th Congresses
  • Series Title: 111th Congress
  • Series Title: 112th Congress

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Recent Senate debates in the 112th Congress over judicial nominations have focused on issues such as the relative degree of success of President Barack Obama's nominees in gaining Senate confirmation (compared with other recent Presidents) as well as the effect of delayed judicial appointments on judicial vacancy levels. The following report addresses these issues, and others, by providing a statistical overview of President Obama's nominees to U.S. circuit court of appeals and U.S. district court judgeships, current through May 31, 2012.

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33 pages.

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  • June 1, 2012

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  • July 3, 2012, 7:51 a.m.

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McMillion, Barry J. Nominations to U.S. Circuit and District Courts by President Obama During the 111th and 112th Congresses, report, June 1, 2012; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc87238/: accessed March 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.