Federal Judge Timothy Brooks today granted a defense motion to delay the sentencing of Josh Duggar on charges related to child sexual abuse until May 25 in Fayetteville.

Sentencing had been set for April 5. Duggar’s attorney asked for a delay because of difficulties gathering information and scheduling meetings with Duggar on various pending questions.

The federal probation office has filed a pre-sentence report and the government has filed a sentencing recommendation, but both were filed under seal. Duggar was convicted of two felonies, receipt and possession of images of child sexual abuse.

The delay in sentencing seems likely to put the outcome beyond completion of the confirmation process of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. The proceedings have been marred by repeated criticism of Jackson for alleged (but undemonstrated) leniency in the sentencing of child sexual predators such as Duggar, who’s a former friendly associate of inquisitors such as Sen. Tom Cotton and Ted Cruz, not to mention an ally of former Governor Huckabee and his daughter, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who’s running for governor,