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S. 2774 - Federal Judgeship Act of 2008

Law. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide for the appointment of additional Federal circuit and district judges, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Federal Judgeship Act of 2008

S. 2774 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
A bill to provide for the appointment of additional Federal circuit and district judges, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide for the appointment of additional Federal circuit and district judges, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Federal Judgeship Act of 2008
  • Federal Judgeship Act of 2008
Sponsor
Patrick J. Leahy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Law
  • Advice and consent of the Senate
  • Alabama
  • Appellate courts
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Congress
  • District courts
  • Florida
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Judges
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York State
  • Oregon
  • Presidential appointments
  • Presidents
  • South Carolina
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington State
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    Major Actions
    Introduced3/13/2008
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced3/13/2008
    3/13/2008Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR 3/14/2008 S2153-2154)
    3/13/2008Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR 3/14/2008 S2154-2155)
    Put on a legislative calendar5/15/2008Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
    7/21/2008Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy without amendment. With written report No. 110-427. Additional, Minority and Supplemental views filed.
    Put on a legislative calendar7/21/2008Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 891.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $66,020,730
    $518,502
    $66,539,232
    $0
    2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Federal Judgeship Act of 2008

    2 organizations supported this bill

    Federal Bar Association
    (n.d.). Federal Bar Association Letter. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Judicial Conference Of The United State
    (n.d.). Statement from Senator Leahy. Retrieved n.d., from .

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$125,100$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$494,216$0
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$6,000$0
    John BarrassoRWY$45,257$0
    Max BaucusDMT$574,511$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,175,529$0
    Bob BennettRUT$135,189$0
    Joe BidenDDE$1,790,567$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$416,324$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$396,163$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,126,925$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,256,391$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$80,064$0
    Jim BunningRKY$188,477$0
    Richard BurrRNC$460,937$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$206,615$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,115,794$0
    Ben CardinDMD$995,648$0
    Tom CarperDDE$269,553$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$3,015,216$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$687,836$0
    Hillary ClintonDNY$3,999,300$0
    Tom CoburnROK$74,075$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$208,614$0
    Norm ColemanRMN$782,511$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$381,130$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$440,085$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$632,294$0
    John CornynRTX$1,313,232$0
    Larry CraigRID$34,000$0
    Mike CrapoRID$149,750$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$594,998$0
    Chris DoddDCT$672,434$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$558,512$0
    Pete DomeniciRNM$107,450$0
    Byron DorganDND$284,801$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,529,388$0
    John EnsignRNV$216,001$0
    Mike EnziRWY$36,001$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$762,902$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$627,646$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,337,125$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$274,776$0
    Judd GreggRNH$132,950$0
    Chuck HagelRNE$62,150$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$536,687$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$433,665$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$695,734$0
    Jim InhofeROK$151,889$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$180,528$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$617,674$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$268,346$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$888,700$0
    John F. KerryDMA$349,692$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$875,551$0
    Herb KohlDWI$500$0
    Jon KylRAZ$730,785$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,206,401$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$744,065$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$509,029$0
    Carl LevinDMI$670,802$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$1,068,946$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$295,095$0
    Dick LugarRIN$333,140$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$1,057,672$0
    John McCainRAZ$134,875$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,393,416$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$790,928$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,886,931$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$260,587$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$202,069$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$608,498$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$413,135$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,359,162$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$1,954,282$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$595,001$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$360,407$0
    Harry ReidDNV$1,046,492$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$187,278$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$609,700$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$1,729,910$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$86,499$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$992,279$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$417,480$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$700,427$0
    Gordon SmithROR$452,772$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$134,485$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$2,228,493$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$1,231,646$0
    Ted StevensRAK$225,491$0
    John SununuRNH$241,285$0
    Jon TesterDMT$438,044$0
    John ThuneRSD$435,159$0
    David VitterRLA$522,071$0
    George VoinovichROH$548,192$0
    John WarnerRVA$0$0
    Jim WebbDVA$631,091$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$691,857$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$374,605$0
    Ron WydenDOR$265,347$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$125,100$0
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$494,216$0
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$6,000$0
    John BarrassoRWY$45,257$0
    Max BaucusDMT$574,511$0
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$1,175,529$0
    Bob BennettRUT$135,189$0
    Joe BidenDDE$1,790,567$0
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$416,324$0
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$396,163$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$1,126,925$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,256,391$0
    Sam BrownbackRKS$80,064$0
    Jim BunningRKY$188,477$0
    Richard BurrRNC$460,937$0
    Robert ByrdDWV$206,615$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$1,115,794$0
    Ben CardinDMD$995,648$0
    Tom CarperDDE$269,553$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$3,015,216$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$687,836$0
    Hillary ClintonDNY$3,999,300$0
    Tom CoburnROK$74,075$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$208,614$0
    Norm ColemanRMN$782,511$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$381,130$0
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$440,085$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$632,294$0
    John CornynRTX$1,313,232$0
    Larry CraigRID$34,000$0
    Mike CrapoRID$149,750$0
    Jim DeMintRSC$594,998$0
    Chris DoddDCT$672,434$0
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$558,512$0
    Pete DomeniciRNM$107,450$0
    Byron DorganDND$284,801$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,529,388$0
    John EnsignRNV$216,001$0
    Mike EnziRWY$36,001$0
    Russ FeingoldDWI$762,902$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$627,646$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,337,125$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$274,776$0
    Judd GreggRNH$132,950$0
    Chuck HagelRNE$62,150$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$536,687$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$433,665$0
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$695,734$0
    Jim InhofeROK$151,889$0
    Dan InouyeDHI$180,528$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$617,674$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$268,346$0
    Ted KennedyDMA$888,700$0
    John F. KerryDMA$349,692$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$875,551$0
    Herb KohlDWI$500$0
    Jon KylRAZ$730,785$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$1,206,401$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$744,065$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$509,029$0
    Carl LevinDMI$670,802$0
    Joe LiebermanICT$1,068,946$0
    Blanche LincolnDAR$295,095$0
    Dick LugarRIN$333,140$0
    Mel MartinezRFL$1,057,672$0
    John McCainRAZ$134,875$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,393,416$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$790,928$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,886,931$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$260,587$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$202,069$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$608,498$0
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$413,135$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$2,359,162$0
    Barack ObamaDIL$1,954,282$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$595,001$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$360,407$0
    Harry ReidDNV$1,046,492$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$187,278$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$609,700$0
    Ken SalazarDCO$1,729,910$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$86,499$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$992,279$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$417,480$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$700,427$0
    Gordon SmithROR$452,772$0
    Olympia J. SnoweRME$134,485$0
    Arlen SpecterDPA$2,228,493$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$1,231,646$0
    Ted StevensRAK$225,491$0
    John SununuRNH$241,285$0
    Jon TesterDMT$438,044$0
    John ThuneRSD$435,159$0
    David VitterRLA$522,071$0
    George VoinovichROH$548,192$0
    John WarnerRVA$0$0
    Jim WebbDVA$631,091$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$691,857$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$374,605$0
    Ron WydenDOR$265,347$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Attorneys & law firms$66,020,730
    Courts & Justice System$518,502

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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