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U.S. Circuit and District Court Nominations by President George W. Bush During the 107th - 109th Congresses

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Publication Date: January 2007

Publisher(s): Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service

Series: RL31868

Topic: Justice (Courts and judicial power)


In recent years, the process by which lower federal court judges are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate has been of increasing interest to Congress. In order to provide Congress with a continuing overview of this process, this report provides statistics on all of President George W. Bush’s nominations to U.S. courts of appeals and U.S. district courts during the 107th, 108th, and 109th Congresses, and any actions taken on these nominations by the Senate Judiciary Committee and the full Senate.