A project of Defenders of Wildlife, Judging the Environment conducts research to advise the environmental community and to educate the public on the importance of lifetime federal judicial nominees and related issues. Senior Attorney Glenn Sugameli continues to head Judging the Environment, which he founded in 2001.
The comprehensive, continuously updated public Judging the Environment Website provides excerpts from and links to essential resources that are sortable by Nominee, Issue, Senator, Publication, and more. It includes an exclusive WHITE HOUSE STATEMENTS compilation, Judicial Conference of the U.S. Judgeship Recommendations & Draft Legislation (04/05/13), Congressional Research Service reports, links to other websites, and sortable:
- statements from Senators (nearly 2,500)
- excerpts from and links to favorable newspaper and magazine editorials and commentary (more than 6,000);
- letters to the Senate on specific nominees (nearly 400); and
- More than 1,000 “In the News” JTE op-eds and Letters to the Editor, and quotes in news articles, commentary, editorials, and TV and radio interviews.