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Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, the ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, defends the value of the filibuster on judicial nominees, saying Democrats are trying to pack the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. (Associated Press)

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University of Michigan student Ebrie Benton demonstrates outside the Federal courthouse in Cincinnati last year where the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals was hearing oral arguments in its review of their ruling last summer that Proposal 2, the ban on affirmative action in Michigan colleges and universities, is unconstitutional. (associated press)

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University of Michigan student Ebrie Benton demonstrates outside the Federal courthouse in Cincinnati last year where the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals was hearing oral arguments in its review of their ruling last summer that Proposal 2, the ban on affirmative action in Michigan colleges and universities, is unconstitutional. (associated press)

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** FILE ** Students demonstrate outside the Federal courthouse, Wednesday, March 7, 2012, in Cincinnati, where the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals was hearing oral arguments in their review of their ruling last summer that Proposal 2, the ban on affirmative action in Michigan, is unconstitutional. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

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President Obama speaks June 4, 2013, in the Rose Garden of the White House while announcing the nominations of (from left) Robert Wilkins, Cornelia Pillard and Patricia Ann Millet to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. (Associated Press)

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President Obama speaks June 4, 2013, in the Rose Garden of the White House while announcing the nominations of (from left) Robert Wilkins, Cornelia Pillard and Patricia Ann Millet to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Caitlin J. Halligan (left), then a lawyer for New York, and David Boies, a lawyer for Court TV, talk in the Court of Appeals in Albany, N.Y., on April 27, 2005, before Boies represented a cable television channel in their suit against the state to reverse a ban on cameras in the courtroom. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Caitlin J. Halligan (left), then a lawyer for New York, and David Boies, a lawyer for Court TV, talk in the Court of Appeals in Albany, N.Y., on April 27, 2005, before Boies represented a cable television channel in their suit against the state to reverse a ban on cameras in the courtroom. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Caitlin J. Halligan (left), then a lawyer for New York, and David Boies, a lawyer for Court TV, talk in the Court of Appeals in Albany, N.Y., on April 27, 2005, before Boies represented a cable television channel in their suit against the state to reverse a ban on cameras in the courtroom. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Caitlin J. Halligan (left), then a lawyer for New York, and David Boies, a lawyer for Court TV, talk in the Court of Appeals in Albany, N.Y., on April 27, 2005, before Boies represented a cable television channel in their suit against the state to reverse a ban on cameras in the courtroom. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli speaks during a press conference after a hearing before the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on a challenge to the federal health care reform act in Richmond, Va., on May 10, 2011. (Associated Press)

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To Maricopa County Attorney William Montgomery, Arizona’s ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy protects women from a risky medical procedure, but judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals appeared not to agree in a hearing Monday. (Associated Press)

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To Maricopa County Attorney William Montgomery, Arizona’s ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy protects women from a risky medical procedure, but judges from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals appeared not to agree in a hearing Monday. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Demonstrators protest Feb. 13, 2012, outside of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals after a panel heard oral arguments in San Francisco in a lawsuit seeking to overturn Proposition 209, which barred racial, ethnic or gender preferences in public education, employment and contracting. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Demonstrators protest Feb. 13, 2012, outside of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals after a panel heard oral arguments in San Francisco in a lawsuit seeking to overturn Proposition 209, which barred racial, ethnic or gender preferences in public education, employment and contracting. (Associated Press)

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Judge Robert E. Bacharach was nominated by President Obama for a seat on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Votes to break a Republican-led filibuster in the Senate fell short of the 60 required. (Associated Press)

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Judge Robert E. Bacharach was nominated by President Obama for a seat on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Votes to break a Republican-led filibuster in the Senate fell short of the 60 required. (Associated Press)

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Maryland Delegate Curtis S. Anderson (center) joins demonstrators at the State House in Annapolis on Tuesday in protesting the Court of Appeals of Maryland's opinion last month declaring pit bulls and pit bull mixes "inherently dangerous." (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)