President Joe Biden’s most recent nominee to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals would be the first Hispanic judge to serve on the Chicago-based appellate court if she is confirmed.
Filling the robes: Nominations still pending for Indiana district, appellate vacancies
Of all the current Indiana judicial nominees, Magistrate Judge Joshua Kolar of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana is the farthest along on his route to fill a vacancy.Read More
Judging future jurists: Kirsch grilled in 7th Circuit bid while diversity calls grow and Flaum takes senior status
With two vacancies now on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, President Donald Trump’s nominee for an Indiana seat faced tough questioning on Capitol Hill while bar and civil rights groups called for change on the Chicago-based court, the only all-white federal appeals bench in the nation.Read More
Indiana’s judicial nominees to 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana cleared another hurdle on their confirmation paths Thursday.
Indiana’s judicial nominees to 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana are being formally renominated by the Biden administration after Senate Republicans returned their names to the White House on Dec. 20.
A pair of northern Indiana trial court judges made their first appearances before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, as they look to fill judicial vacancies on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.
Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to authorize subpoenas for two prominent conservatives who arranged luxury travel and other benefits for Supreme Court justices, but Republicans planned to object to the legitimacy of the action.
Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee abruptly adjourned a meeting on Thursday without holding an expected vote on subpoenas for two conservatives who have helped arrange luxury travel and other benefits for Supreme Court justices.
With Indiana Northern District Magistrate Judge Joshua Kolar awaiting a confirmation vote from the U.S. Senate to fill a vacancy on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, the district court is preparing to fill the anticipated magistrate judge vacancy.
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, a centrist Democrat and champion of liberal causes who was elected to the Senate in 1992 and broke gender barriers throughout her long career in local and national politics, has died. She was 90.
The path for U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana Magistrate Judge Joshua Kolar to fill a vacancy on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals now comes down to just one vote after the Senate Judiciary Committee endorsed his nomination Thursday.
IN Northern District, 7th Circuit still waiting for vacancies to be filled: Magnus-Stinson announcement means IN Southern District will also soon have an opening
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson has announced she will be assuming senior status in July 2024. That means the Biden administration will need to fill another federal judicial vacancy in Indiana.
The nominee to fill an Indiana vacancy on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals faced some challenging questions on Capitol Hill on Wednesday as he took a first step toward possible confirmation by the full U.S. Senate.
For Judge Matthew P. Brookman, Friday wasn’t his first investiture ceremony with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, but it was an important one.
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, responding to Associated Press investigative stories on the Supreme Court, said Tuesday it was time for the justices to bring their conduct in line with the ethical standards of other branches of government.
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein returned to the Senate on Wednesday after a two-and-a-half-month absence due to illness.
Senate Democrats promised Tuesday to pursue stronger ethics rules for the Supreme Court in the wake of reports that Justice Clarence Thomas participated in luxury vacations and a real estate deal with a top GOP donor. Republicans strongly oppose the effort.
Republicans blocked a Democratic request to temporarily replace California Sen. Dianne Feinstein on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, leaving Democrats with few options for moving some of President Joe Biden’s stalled judicial nominees.
Recuperating U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California asked Wednesday to be temporarily replaced on the Judiciary Committee, shortly after two House Democrats called on her to resign after her extended absence from Washington.
Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee called on U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts to open an investigation into the undisclosed acceptance of luxury trips by Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife that were paid for by a Republican megadonor.
One of President Joe Biden’s nominees to a federal appeals court has generated rare concern from some Democrats and outside groups over his signature on a legal brief defending a parental notification law in New Hampshire.