9th Circuit

Montana's LVD Makes Trump SCOTUS Short List [VIDEO]
Given the flurry of news over the last couple of days, you might have missed another big Montana angle to a national news story. Former Montana Solicitor General Lawrence VanDyke (known by supporters in Montana as "LVD") was named by President Trump to his short list of potential nominees …
Trump & LVD Break the Liberal Dominance on 9th Circuit
The Montana native and Montana State University alum Lawrence VanDyke (LVD) was confirmed for the 9th Circuit of Appeals...but you already knew that. Here's the big news: with LVD's confirmation on the 9th Circuit, President Trump has taken the liberal dominance of the 9th Circuit and torn…
Good for Montana: Trump Transforms 9th Circuit
"For the first time in more than three decades, Republican-appointed judges will soon occupy nearly half the seats on the left-leaning 9th Circuit Court of Appeals -- dealing a setback to progressive legal advocates who have long seen the court as a safe bet for favorable rulings."