by Jim Thompson
In The Daily Business Review, Celia Ampel writes about the judicial emergency facing the Southern District of Florida, which is currently confirming judges at the slowest rate since 1953.
Kim Soffen at The New York Times opines that Texas laws could provide a national template for limiting access to abortions.
In the Los Angeles Times, Molly Hennessy-Fiske describes the dismal working environment for immigration judges and warns that many may vacate their seats as a result.
Jeremy Wallace at the Miami Herald discusses the battle in Florida to determine the methodology for counting prisoners when redrawing congressional districts.
Zoe Tillman at The National Law Journal reports that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Tuesday that Texas must pay $1 million in legal fees to groups that challenged its redistricting plans before the Shelby County v. Holder decision was made.