Archive for May 2020

Ahmaud Arbery Should Be Alive

Emmett Till was lynched 65 years ago, but it has been only three since Carolyn Bryant Donham admitted that her lie got him killed. She copped to what, I’d wager, most black Americans had already figured when she gave a rare interview to Duke University professor Timothy B. Tyson, who was writing the latest volume about the…

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Federal judicial appointments by president

This page provides an overview of the number of federal judges appointed by each president, a historical comparison of presidential judgeship appointments from 1933 to 2017, and a comparison of appointments over time by president and court type from 1945 to 2019. The historical comparisons are updated at the end of a presidency, and the data on appointments over time is updated monthly.…

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