Paul Horwitz at Prawfsblawg has some observations about liberal complaints that Obama judicial nominations are proceeding at a slow pace. He notes that a piece in Sunday's New York Times on the subject "reads very much like many such articles -- as serving primarily as a device for one faction in the Democratic Party to send a message to another faction, and an attempt to define the agenda to their advantage." Related: Adler/Volokh, WSJ Law Blog.
Obama judicial nominations and the NYT
- NY Times partisan hackery department: filibuster division
- Reuters fact check
- Rejection of D.C. Circuit nominee may shift judicial nomination practices
- ABA opposes substantial number of Obama Administration's potential judicial nominees
- WSJ on John "Jack" McConnell (D.R.I.) nomination
- Around the web, February 10
- Judicial confirmations
- "Lawyering unto perdition"
- More on the John McConnell (D.R.I.) nomination
- Goodwin Liu on judges' writings
- Jonathan Adler on the Liu nomination
- Goodwin Liu nomination: gotcha-ism and substance
- Cass Sunstein confirmed for top regulatory post
- Ideological predilections of federal appeals courts