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Senate Confirms Two New Judges, as Obama Makes Two Judicial Nominations

The Senate confirmed two new district court judges Monday afternoon, about the same time President Barack Obama announced two new nominees for district court benches in New York and California. The Senate confirmed John Tharp Jr. to be district judge...
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Senate Moving on Stalled Judicial Nominees

Industries / Law : The Blog of LegalTimes (last year)

The freeze on federal judicial nominations appears to be thawing for the first time since the presidential election, at least when it comes to district court nominees. The Senate confirmed two more district court judges Thursday, bo... Read Post

Senate Confirms Five Judicial Nominees

Industries / Law : The Blog of LegalTimes (3 years ago)

President Barack Obama's nominees for three circuit judgeships and two district judgeships in Washington won confirmation today, as other judicial nominees remained in limbo. The five nominees were confirmed without opposition or de... Read Post

Dozens of Judicial Nominees Start Over in Senate

Industries / Law : The Blog of LegalTimes (3 months ago)

Only one of President Barack Obama's judicial nominations has a clear path to Senate confirmation this year—U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins, nominated to a key Washington federal appeals court. Wilkins' nomination last year to th... Read Post


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