Opinion

May 3, 2010

Commentary: Time to confirm N.C. Fourth Circuit nominees

When President Barack Obama was inaugurated, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit experienced vacancies in four of the court's 15 judgeships. Accordingly, it was imperative that the administration expeditiously fill these openings. The chief executive has implemented practices to facilitate selection, but three of the positions remain unoccupied fifteen months later.

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