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Alabama Senate Loss Will Rein in Trump’s Judicial Selections

By on December 15, 2017 in Government

Democrat Doug Jones’ victory in the Senate special election is likely to have an immediate effect on the Trump, predicts Jonathan R. Nash in The Hill.

Nash reports that two senators have voiced questions about the qualifications and temperament of some of Trump’s nomination to the courts.

With the Republicans Senate majority reduced to one, the opposition of two senators would leave Republicans without a majority to confirm judges.

In an opinion piece for The Hill, Nash, the Robert Howell Hall professor of law at Emory University School of Law, claims the overall quality of judicial nominees is good, but a few of the more recent nominees have generated controversy.

Read The Hill’s article.