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Judicial Overreach to Redefine Presidential Power

Last week’s decision on recess appointments by three Republican-appointed judges on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals proves there’s another battle worth waging: over the confirmation of judges to that court.

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  • Andrew Blotky

The first months of President Barack Obama’s second term promise to be full of big political fights on issues ranging from comprehensive immigration reform to the problem of gun violence to addressing America’s fiscal woes. Last week’s decision on recess appointments by three Republican-appointed judges on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, however, proves there’s another battle worth waging: over the confirmation of judges to that court.

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Andrew Blotky

Director, Legal Progress