The U.S. Senate confirmed another right wing extremist judicial nominee to a lifetime appointment to the federal court.
Donald Trump announced he would also be subverting the five-decades long practice of selecting a nominee forwarded by both Wisconsin United States Senators.
The U.S. Senate is expected to vote soon on the confirmation of Donald Trump’s nominee John K. Bush to the Sixth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals.
The U.S. Senate should delay action on Donald Trump’s nominees until mounting questions about his administration are resolved
Wisconsin attorneys and activists spoke out in opposition to right-wing judge Neil Gorsuch and the U.S. Senate GOP scheme to impose a “nuclear option” rule.
"It is just another way that Tammy is stepping up for the things she believes in," said Jenni Dye, research director of One Wisconsin Now.
It’s his choice whether he stands up for the independence of our courts or puts partisan politics before the integrity of our democracy.
We deserve, and need, a consensus justice on our high court whose loyalty is to all American people and our American values, not one president nor one party.
Donald Trump announced his pick for who he would like to fill a lifetime appointment to the United States Supreme Court.
The questions surrounding Donald Trump and his compliance with and commitment to following the United States Constitution are serious and unresolved.
Donald Trump has announced, via Twitter, he intends to reveal his nominee to fill a vacancy on the United States Supreme Court next Thursday.
Will Sen. Ron Johnson and the GOP deliver on a judge to fill the longest-running federal judicial vacancy in the nation – or will they deliver a lump of coal?
Instead of trying to rig federal courts for partisan gain, Johnson and his GOP colleagues should give American people the gift of democracy this holiday season.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson Compares U.S. Constitution to a Contract, Then Tells Students, ‘You Rarely Read the Full Contract’
We count on our courts to protect our rights and ensure everyone is treated equally by the law. It’s why they matter so much.
As part of a national day of action, Wisconsin members of the Why Courts Matter coalition visited Ron Johnson’s Milwaukee office to deliver 92 miniature chairs.
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Joins Advocates in Calling for Action to Fill U.S. Supreme Court and Federal Judicial Vacancies.
Today marks six months since President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to fill a vacancy on the United States Supreme Court.
After a lengthy summer recess Sen. Ron Johnson and the U.S. Senate are scheduled to return to work today. But the question is: will he do his job?
“What he’s saying is, ‘I got him this far, but I’m not going to get him any further,’ ” Pines told reporters on a conference call organized by the liberal One Wisconsin Institute.
Judge Merrick Garland has now waited a record 168 days without a committee hearing or confirmation vote on his nomination to the nation’s high court.
The unprecedented political power play by the GOP in D.C. in refusing to give a fair hearing and timely vote to Judge Merrick Garland stretched for over 150 days.
Today marks the 125th day since President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court.
As the United States Senate prepares to skip town, Sen. Ron Johnson and his Republican colleagues have left important work undone.
Several of Sen. Ron Johnson’s colleagues will take to the floor of the United States Senate today and request votes on a series of nominees to fill judicial vacancies.
You ought to be free to love whomever you want, and you ought not be denied the same rights as others because you want to marry that person. It’s just common sense.
The United States Supreme Court in a 5-3 decision today ruled a Texas law attempting to restrict access to abortion as unconstitutional.
This decision protecting the rights of women is a powerful reminder of why courts matter.
Ron Johnson has now spent 100 days ignoring the oath he swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution and refusing to do his job.
It is long past time for the Senate to do its job and fill the longest judicial vacancy in the nation.
One big issue in this fall’s presidential election is who will get to nominate judges to our federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.
The website includes information about current court vacancies and the U.S. Supreme Court, issues at stake in the courts and other court related news and advocacy work.
Imagine a Wisconsin where a woman would not be able to legally have her birth control prescription filled. It has happened, and it’s a powerful example of why courts matter.
Sen. Ron Johnson failed to appear at a hearing today on the nomination of Donald Schott to fill a vacancy on the Federal Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
New polling finds overwhelming support among Wisconsin voters for holding fair hearings and a timely vote on the President’s SCOTUS nominee.
When Ron Johnson refuses to do his job, our courts can’t do theirs. And that means people in Wisconsin and across the nation are being denied justice.
It’s a yes or no answer to the question of whether Sen. Ron Johnson is doing his job, and we’ve launched a new site to provide people with the answer.
If anyone should have to wait to fill a judicial vacancy until after the next election, it’s Scott Walker, and if anyone should tell him to do so it should be Ron Johnson.
You have the chance to make your voice heard and urge your senators to do the right thing - ensure the Supreme Court continues to work for all of us.
By refusing to do their job and act on nominees to fill vacancies on the federal court, Sen. Ron Johnson and his fellow Republicans are hurting the judicial system and undermining our democracy.
As presidential candidates travel to Wisconsin, one thing they’re quickly noticing is Wisconsin U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson refusing to do his job.
Will Sen. Ron Johnson continue to be a part of the problem, or will he become part of the solution?
Allowing our courts to become deadlocked for petty political reasons would be unprecedented. It’s time Sen. Ron Johnson stop playing games and start doing his job.