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Update: Texas, Where Are the Judges? Report
A man walks in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, January 7, 2015. (AP/Jonathan Bachman)

Update: Texas, Where Are the Judges?

Senators refusing to do their jobs to confirm lower-court nominees are leaving Texas to suffer from more empty seats on the bench than any other state.

Anisha Singh, Abby Bar-Lev Wiley, Phillip Martin

Texas, Where Are the Judges? Report
Then-Senate candidate Ted Cruz (R-TX), right, and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) listen to a question from reporters outside a polling station in Dallas. (AP/LM Otero)

Texas, Where Are the Judges?

Federal court judicial vacancies in Texas are creating an untenable backlog of cases and denying Texans access to justice.

Sandhya Bathija, Joshua Field, Phillip Martin