By John Lott
October 14, 2018
Republicans are ecstatic and Democrats are livid about Brett Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation as a Supreme Court justice. But while the Supreme Court is important, many Americans tend to exaggerate its powers.
Democrats still firmly control the nation's district courts and circuit courts of appeals, where virtually all federal judicial decisions are made.
Even if Republicans keep control of the Senate in the Nov. 6 midterm elections, the balance of power on these courts isn't going to change in the next two years.
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