Trump’s Texas Judicial Nominees Not Without Controversy

With 11 judicial openings in its federal courts and a crushing caseload, Texas desperately needs to fill those seats. President Donald Trump has nominated five candidates, including two who will be grilled by the U.S. Senate about their work for a religious advocacy law firm.

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Judicial Council Slammed Over Insensitive Party Photos

Pictures that recently surfaced from a California Judicial Council office Halloween party have ignited a firestorm of criticism from the Legislature, as lawmakers and other groups condemned council staff for dressing up in prison garb in a display that prompted accusations of insensitivity to the social issues of race and gender identity.

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