Obama Judges Advance Ahead of Pace

The Editors | May 9, 11:24 a.m.

In the wake of Senate rules changes that lowers the cloture threshold to a simple majority, the pace of judicial confirmations this year is substantially ahead of that of prior years.

The above graph looks at the number of confirmations through today's date for each year of the Obama presidency.

About the Data

This data was compiled by the American Society for Law and Policy.