On Monday the Senate will return from its Memorial Day recess, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has scheduled a cloture vote for a district court nominee that afternoon. Leader McConnell has also filed for cloture for two other district nominees, setting in motion the confirmation votes of three district nominees by late next week or early the following week.
Here is this week’s update on federal judicial nominations:
Current and known future vacancies: 178
District/Specialty Courts*: 156
Courts of Appeals: 10
District/Specialty Courts: 75
* Includes the Court of Federal Claims and the International Trade Court