Why Courts Matter

A Not-So Lame Duck Session For Our Federal Courts

By Ray Seaman - November 17, 2014

The 2014 midterm elections are over and the Senate has returned to work for what is commonly called a “lame duck” session. While a “lame duck” session sounds, well, lame, this winter, it must not be an excuse for inaction. Among other pieces of business, there are many judicial nominees that must get confirmed to fill vacancies on our nation’s federal courts and keep the wheels of justice moving.

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