During the Trump Administration, there was a lot of attention and talk about the rapid rate at which President Trump was filling federal judicial vacancies. Obviously the main focus was the three Supreme Court seats filled, but he also filled many lower federal judicial openings as well. You haven’t seen nearly as much attention on President Biden’s work filling federal court vacancies, but he has been very active and actually getting nominations confirmed at a rate faster than any of his predecessors over the last several decades. Of course, he has not had any Supreme Court seats to fill. We wanted to talk about this and why it matters so we caught up with Craig Green, Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law.
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