Federal Courts and Nominations

Preserving the independence and fairness of our justice system
Confirmation Hearing of Sonia Sotomayor | Office of Sen. Patrick Leahy


CAC reviews the records of federal judicial and executive nominees — and when appropriate, takes a position in support of, or in opposition to, Senate confirmation — and works to ensure that our justice system remains fair and independent.

View all nominees on which CAC has taken a position

Federal Courts and Nominations in Brief

Confirmation Hearings for John Roberts | U.S. Senate Historical Office

CAC has a long record of focusing on key nominations to the federal bench and executive departments to provide analysis to decision makers and the American people on nominees’ understanding of and faithfulness to the Constitution.