5th Circuit Court of Appeals

With the President’s “I’ll own it” ‘Schumer shutdown’ of the government entering its third week, the federal judiciary is running out of money.

Fortune reports:

Companies that turn to the federal courts to resolve fights with rivals and customers may find themselves in limbo if the government shutdown continues beyond next week.

The system

It’s been known for a while that Mississippi’s Senate delegation submitted U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden’s name to the White House to fill the seat on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals vacated by Judge Grady Jolly.  But the pick has run into trouble from an unlikely source: the right. Specifically, the alt-right.

Over the

Geoff Pender’s article on the Clarion-Ledger’s website Thursday confirmed that the recent nominations to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals did not include a nomination for the seat held by the retired Judge Grady Jolly. From the article:

On Thursday, the White House sent the Engelhardt nomination to the Senate listed as a replacement for

The A.P. has a short story today titled ‘Mississippi jurist should fill appellate seat, senators say.’ Here are the key passages:

Mississippi’s two Republican U.S. senators say they are working with President Donald Trump’s administration to fill a seat on a federal appeals court with someone from the state.

Sens. Thad Cochran and