Author

Eric N. Waltenburg

Eric N. Waltenburg

Eric N. Waltenburg is a Professor of Political Science, Purdue University.

COMMENTARY

Trump and McConnell’s mostly white male judges buck 30-year trend of increasing diversity

By: and - October 9, 2020

In nominating Amy Coney Barrett to replace the late justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, President Donald Trump fulfilled his pledge to put another woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. But most of the 218 judges Trump has so far appointed to the federal judiciary – with the steadfast collaboration of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – […]