Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice in 2009, but backlogs plague the federal judiciary. The Senate needs to confirm qualified nominees.
Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice in 2009, but backlogs plague the federal judiciary. The Senate needs to confirm qualified nominees. J. Scott Applewhite AP
Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice in 2009, but backlogs plague the federal judiciary. The Senate needs to confirm qualified nominees. J. Scott Applewhite AP

As Congress goes home, 60 judgeships sit empty

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