These 13 nominees may have stayed under the radar, but they are poised to shape the U.S. judiciary branch for decades to come.
The new 5-4 conservative majority is likely to rule against the legal rights of workers and consumers.
The importance of the federal court system becomes increasingly apparent as the Trump administration attacks fundamental American values and protections.
The Senate will confirm a record number of President Trump’s nominated judges this year, even as Trump withdraws his most extreme nominees.
African American judges have been caught in the crossfire of the North Carolina legislature’s war on the judiciary.
President Trump has nominated a series of judges whose records suggest a prejudice against LGBTQ people.
As the Supreme Court takes aim at public sector unions, President Trump is nominating judges with a record of putting corporations over workers.
Legislators are less responsive to the will of the public due to gerrymandering.
The elimination of the blue slip rule would allow President Donald Trump to radically reshape the judiciary.
The president has a record number of judicial vacancies to fill, and some of his picks come from the fringes of the right wing.