Democrats sought to obstruct judicial nominations during the Trump administration.
The Senate has recessed for Thanksgiving break, but not before processing a number of judicial nominees.
Judge Garland, 68, currently sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and served as the court's chief judge from 2013 to 2016.
The judge issued a preliminary injunction halting the policy, requiring the administration to grant migrant children due process for their asylum claims.
Justice Alito: Pandemic Has ‘Resulted in Previously Unimaginable Restrictions on Individual Liberty’
Alito’s comments came during his virtual keynote speech to the Federalist Society.
Judge Oldham’s short but powerful concurring opinion exemplifies how federal judges ought to operate in our constitutional system.
In the span of two years on the bench, Judge Richardson has already gained a reputation for being a thoughtful and principled judge.
Colleagues have said that Kirsch “has a great legal mind and is a fearless litigator who has shown a willingness to take on powerful interests."
The big news on the judicial nominations front is, of course, the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
The Democrats have more to lose by drawing a contrast between the nominee and the Judiciary Committee's Democrats.