He said the laws changing the structure of the High Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) as well as the Penal Judgeships
of Peace were among the root causes of Turkey's diplomatic problems with the EU.
Naughton had indeed sought a judgeship
and two clerk magistrate positions.
In contrast, there were news reports this week about a new study by Maya Sen, a professor of political science at the University of Rochester, who found that women and minority candidates for federal judgeships
, who have similar qualifications to white male candidates, got lower ratings from the judicial evaluation committee of the ABA.
Saying that Texas has more vacant federal judgeships
than any other state, leaders from state and national liberal advocacy organizations on Monday called on U.
As of last week, almost 10 percent of federal court judgeships
were vacant, including one created when U.
Amini ran for one of the judgeships
on the King County Superior Court in 2008, but came in third in a three-way race despite being endorsed by both of Seattle's dailies.
The judicial system, already facing furlough days, faces more, and there were calls for the governor not to fill any vacant judgeships
or other positions.
Professor Legomsky also would replace the BIA and the current two-step appellate review process with a new specialized Article III appellate court for immigration, staffed on two-year rotations by sitting district and circuit judges; Congress would create additional district and circuit judgeships
sufficient to compensate for those assigned temporarily to the new court.
Senate procedure and tradition effectively give individual senators veto power over nominations for judgeships
located in their respective states.
Ted Kulongoski announced Friday he's taking applications for job-seekers hoping to fill two upcoming Lane County circuit court judgeships
Bush's commitment to filling vacant federal judgeships
with conservatives whom Democrats perceive as being at the far right of mainstream judicial thought
The Judicial Conference of the United States has recommended to Congress that 47 bankruptcy judgeships
be created in 31 judicial districts.