It's the federal courts version of the Hatfields and McCoys, but a move by one key U.S. senator could soon end the feud over a long-vacant judgeship on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Democratic senators from California and Republicans from Idaho have quarreled for more than eight years over which state gets to propose a replacement for Judge Stephen Trott, who took senior status in 2004.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]