Federal Judicial Selection
January 9, 2017
New Hampshire s judicial selection process is unique to itself and Massachusetts (and formerly Maine): judicial nominations are made by the governor and confirmed by...
December 16, 2016
Amid the debate on SB 4 today and the decision to switch North Carolina s Supreme Court and Court of Appeals from nonpartisan to partisan...
December 15, 2016
I mentioned that there was speculation that the special session called by NC s governor to deal with Hurricane Matthew relief might turn into an...
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According to Article II of the United States Constitution, the President "shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint" federal judges. According to Article III, federal judges enjoy life tenure and cannot be removed from office except through impeachment.