President Barack Obama has nominated 30 people to federal judgeships thus far in his presidency. Here’s the breakdown.
- 1 SCOTUS: (Sotomayor)
- 3 CIRCUIT COURTS of APPEAL: (Lynch, Davis, Hamilton)
- 7 DISTRICT COURTS: (Viken, Lange, Berger, Honeywell, Reiss, Kallon, Nguyen)
19 Nominees Pending:
- 9 CIRCUIT COURTS of APPEAL: (Thompson, Chin, Vanaskie, Greenaway, Keenan, Diaz, Wynn, Stranch, Martin)
- 10 DISTRICT COURTS: (Jackson, Butler, Conley, Seeborg, Gee, Chen, Peterson, Freudenthal, Marshall, Pearson)
Overall, there are 97 total Federal Court vacancies: 20 in the Circuits and 77 in the District Courts.