The U.S. Senate has voted overwhelmingly to confirm Jill A. Pryor, an Atlanta lawyer, to the Eleventh Circuit. This gives the appeals court an almost full complement of judges for the first... Read more
The U.S. Senate has confirmed John W. deGravelles as a federal judge in Louisiana. A partner at the Baton Rouge firm of deGravelles, Palmintier, Holthaus & Frugé, deGravelles specialize... Read more
The U.S. Senate has unanimously confirmed U.S. District Judge Julie E. Carnes to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. This is the second appointment lawmakers have made to the busy appeals... Read more
When the U.S. Senate finally confirmed Richard Cordray as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), it was a major victory for U.S. Consumers. For two years, a bloc of Sen... Read more
There is a very important bill awaiting action in Congress – that if passed would improved the image of Congress. Rep. Spencer Bachus first said there would be a vote on the bill, Stop Tradi... Read more
Al Franken is finally a member of the U.S. Senate. Minnesota’s Supreme Court dismissed former Senator Norm Coleman’s challenge to the state’s November election results and... Read more
What is being labeled a “bureaucratic oversight” has allowed 24 oil companies to avoid more than $1.3 billion in royalties for the privilege of extracting oil and natural gas fro... Read more
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