“Fifty-five judges have been confirmed to the federal appeals courts since 2009, with 31 of those judges replacing Republican appointees. Obama’s appointees make up just under a third of all active judges on the circuit courts, although their influence is less pronounced when senior judges are included in the tally.”

Source: Zoe Tillman. “Are Obama Judges ‘Less Friendly’ to Business?” Law.com. October 31, 2016. http://www.law.com/sites/almstaff/2016/10/31/are-obama-judges-less-friendly-to-business/.

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