Wednesday, April 21, 2010

District Judge Nominations and Third Circuit Confirmation

Obama nominated five persons for district judge today:

  • Judge Leslie E. Kobayashi, presently a Magistrate Judge, for the District of Hawai'i;
  • Judge Susan Richard Nelson, presently a Magistrate Judge, for the District of Minnesota;  Ellen-Lipton-Hollander-gov-108x150
  • Judge Ellen Lipton Hollander (pictured right)  presently a state appellate judge, for the District of Maryland;
  • Judge James K. Bredar, presently a Magistrate Judge, for the District of Maryland;   and
  • Edmond E. Chang, presently an Assistant US Attorney General for the Northern District of Illinois.

This is an addition to the more than one hundred current judicial nominations pending.  Our most recent post is here.

Today, the Senate did confirm District Judge Thomas Vanaskie,  as a Judge on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.  

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