“It is not the spirit of our Founding Fathers to leave nearly 100 seats on the federal bench open for months or years on end,” states Stephen Zack. “Understaffed courts, unable to deliver speedy justice, hurt our country’s rule of law and ability to attract business and growth…From announcing nominations to holding hearings to scheduling a vote, each step can be done more quickly. Every player in the process can do more to resolve the backlog. And, importantly, let’s schedule up or down votes that focus on a judge’s experience and talent. Qualifications should rule the day and the debate.” Let’s continue to support nominees Ed Chen and Goodwin Liu. Read more of Stephen Zack’s blog here.