Catholic Leaders Decry Dems' Questioning Of Judicial PickRoman Catholic leaders are objecting to Democratic senators' line of questioning for one of President Donald Trump's judicial nominees, arguing the focus on her faith is misplaced and runs counter to the Constitution's prohibition on religious tests for political office.
UC Berkeley Law Professor Withdraws Appeals Court NominationA liberal legal scholar is withdrawing his nomination to an appeals court judgeship after Senate Republicans blocked a vote on his confirmation last week.
GOP Senators Block Obama Judicial Nominee From UC BerkeleyPresident Barack Obama has been handed his first Senate defeat of a judicial nominee. Republicans mustered enough votes to continue their filibuster against University of California law professor Goodwin Liu.

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