// 10/31/17 //
Democrats may lose their only tool to block President Trump’s judicial nominees: the blue-slip, writes Jeffrey Toobin at the New Yorker.
A federal judge refused to erase Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s conviction, even after President Trump issued his pardon (Buzzfeed, Tuscon.com).
- The order is here.
- Judge Bolton’s reasoning is remarkably ordinary, observes Joshua Geltzer at Just Security.