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For Immediate Release
Office of the Vice President
April 8, 2002

Fact Sheet: the Crisis in America's Courts

Today, the Vice President will make remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse Annex and will discuss the judicial vacancy crisis.

The Crisis in America's Courts

America is facing a Judicial vacancy crisis

President Bush has acted decisively and nominated 98 individuals to serve as federal judges.

President Bush's nominees are highly qualified and highly respected

The Senate has failed to do its part

Nominees deserve to be treated fairly and should be considered quickly

The American people deserve better.

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