by Caroline Fredrickson
For judicial nominations, 2018 began much the way 2017 ended. Rushed and reckless sum up the confirmation process.
Look at the pace with which the Senate is confirming nominees. Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, last week jammed through the Senate Judiciary Committee 17 of Trump’s judicial nominations. As Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del., a committee member, noted on an ACS briefing call, the rocket docket is now the Senate Judiciary Committee.