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Sat Feb 22, 2020, 03:22 PM

Trump has flipped the 9th Circuit -- and some new judges are causing a 'shock wave.'

'When President Trump ticks off his accomplishments since taking office, he frequently mentions his aggressive makeover of a key sector of the federal judiciary the circuit courts of appeal, where he has appointed 51 judges to lifetime jobs in three years.

((Part of mcconnell's plan, I think.))

In few places has the effect been felt more powerfully than in the sprawling 9th Circuit, which covers California and eight other states. Because of Trump's success in filling vacancies, the San Francisco-based circuit, long dominated by Democratic appointees, has suddenly shifted to the right, with an even more pronounced tilt expected in the years ahead.

Trump has now named 10 judges to the 9th Circuit more than one-third of its active judges compared with seven appointed by President Obama over eight years.

"Trump has effectively flipped the circuit," said 9th Circuit Judge Milan D. Smith Jr., an appointee of President George W. Bush. . .

To be sure, some of the new appointees to the 9th Circuit have quickly won the respect of their colleagues. But the rapid influx of so many judges most without judicial experience has put strains upon the court and stirred criticism among judges appointed by both Democratic and Republican presidents.

"Ten new people at once sends a shock wave through the system," a 9th Circuit judge said.

Among those who have caused the most consternation is Judge Daniel P. Collins, a former federal prosecutor and partner of a prestigious law firm.

Some judges said that in the early months of his tenure, Collins has appeared oblivious to court tradition. He has sent memos at all times of the night in violation of a court rule and objected to other judges' rulings in language that some colleagues found combative, they said.

Collins also moved quickly to challenge rulings by his new colleagues, calling for review of five decisions by three-judge panels, and some of the calls came before Collins even had been assigned to his first panel, judges said.'>>>

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump-has-flipped-the-9th-circuit-%E2%80%94-and-some-new-judges-are-causing-a-shock-wave/ar-BB10gUTy?

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Sat Feb 22, 2020, 05:26 PM

1. I am fine with even Bush appointees

Because they are ruling against the trump machine at the moment.

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Sat Feb 22, 2020, 06:06 PM

2. Yes, some of them are, at the moment,

and I'm fine with them too.

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Sun Feb 23, 2020, 12:00 AM

3. Illegitimate presidents nominate illegitimate judges who issue illegitimate decisions.

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