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Article III Native American Judges by President

Under the Constitution, the president appoints federal judges with the “advice and consent” of the Senate. The President usually consults senators or other elected officials concerning candidates for vacancies on the federal courts. The President's power to appoint new federal judges is not the judiciary's only interaction with the executive branch.

Judge Court Commission Order of Appointment Status
All
Art. III
Courts
Circuit Courts District Courts Female Judges
PRESIDENT JIMMY CARTER 1977–1981
Frank Howell Seay Oklahoma (ED) 11/2/1979 1 - 1 - Senior Status 9/25/03
 
PRESIDENT WILLIAM J. CLINTON 1993–2001
Billy Michael Burrage Oklahoma (All) 6/9/1994 2 - 2 - Resigned 3/01/01
 
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA 2009–
Diane Humetewa Arizona 5/16/2014 3 - 3 1 Active

Legend

CD - Central District ED - Eastern District MD - Middle District ND - Northern District SD - Southern District
WD - Western District (+) Previously appointed to federal court
(±) LGBT
* Reorganized as the Court of International Trade in 1980 ** Transferred to the Federal Circuit in 1982 *** Current Chief Judge

Data is based on information collected through July 31, 2015. To learn more about the federal courts go to www.fjc.gov.

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President Barack Obama

As of July 31, 2015, the total number of President Obama Article III judgeship nominees to be confirmed by the US Senate is 309, including two justices to the Supreme Court, 51 judges to the US Courts of Appeals and 254 judges to the US district courts.

Appointments by President

African-American Asian-American &
Pacific Islander
 
Hispanic/Latino Native American
 
LGBT

Article III Judges

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African-American

Asian-American
& Pacific Islander

Hispanic/Latino
Native Americans
Native American

LGBT

United States Circuit Courts

First Circuit Seventh Circuit
Second Circuit Eighth Circuit
Third Circuit Ninth Circuit
Fourth Circuit Tenth Circuit
Fifth Circuit Eleventh Circuit
Sixth Circuit Fed/DC Circuit

 

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