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

President Trump levied unprecedented attacks on the judiciary and nominated ideological and unqualified judges for the federal courts. As a result, CAC’s work to ensure that the judiciary remains fair and independent is now more vital than ever.