Second, a negative response by a majority of active judges on a court of appeals to the initial query from the Subcommittee on Statistics should not stand as an absolute barrier to consideration of new judgeships
nominating numerous minorities for federal judgeships
Since coming to the White House in 1993, Bill Clinton has consistently failed to advance nominees for federal judgeships
who carry even the faintest whiff of liberalism.
His announced ambition is not to sit on the trial bench of the Supreme Court, for which seat he will be running, uncontested, for election this year, but to be designated for an Appellate Division judgeship
after he is elected.
We recognize that the funding of new judgeships
is an expensive proposition, especially during difficult economic times with diminished state revenues," the unanimous court said.
The state has 554 judgeships
, including 98 appellate slots and 456 district courts, according to the state's Office of Court Administration.
Out of 50 circuit court races statewide, only four are contested - and no candidate has filed for six of the judgeships
To the extent that the case weights may now understate or overstate time demands on bankruptcy judges, the weights could potentially result in the Judicial Conference understating or overstating the need for new bankruptcy judgeships
This may enhance the appeal of judgeships
, but probably not for persons with generous helpings of integrity, fairness, learning, and reasoning ability.
The debate over whether to limit the number of federal judges is several years old but was revived when the Ninth Circuit in California requested 10 additional judgeships
In April of 2001 Governor Jeb Bush nominated Garcia to serve on the first-ever Judicial Nominating Committee, a group responsible for nominating to the president of the United States candidates for Federal judgeships
and the U.
This proposed project would provide a new 44-courtroom criminal courthouse, replacing 35 courtrooms of the Schaber Courthouse and providing for nine new judgeships