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    "These courts touch the lives of everyone" is a huge overstatement. I practiced law for 25 years and rarely had a dispute that belonged in federal court. The monetary threshold means that most business disputes land in state court instead. Yes, the federal courts are important, and yes, the Senate should get off their duffs and get judges confirmed. But frankly most of us will go our entire lives without ever having reason to go near a federal court -- and that's a good thing.

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