Take Care  //  4/23/17  //  Topic Update


The Supreme Court is not “broken” just because it has been made into a Presidential electoral prizereasons Bob Bauer at More Soft Money Hard Law.

  • The public needs to face the truth about the Supreme Court to fix the confirmation process, argues Eric Segall at Dorf on Law.
  • Will Baude responds with skepticism at the Volokh Conspiracy.

President Trump may nominate three new Third Circuit judges, but the home-state senators could block the nominations; Mathew Stiegler considers what comes next at CA3blog.


Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about whether Courts of Criminal Appeals judges can constitutionally sit on Court of Military Commission Review, including the court at Guantanamo Bay.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of December 18, 2017

12/24/17  //  Daily Update

The recent withdrawal of three judicial nominees is an aberration from President Trump’s large success in nominating young conservation jurists to the federal bench over the last year.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

President Trump has signaled to friends his belief that a government shutdown would help him politically.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School