Wednesday, November 9, 2011
The U.S. Senate voted yesterday to confirm Judge Evan Jonathan Wallach to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. President Obama nominated Judge Wallach to fill the vacancy on the Federal Circuit created by Judge Arthur J. Gajarsa, who assumed senior status. Judge Wallach is currently a judge on the U.S. Court of International Trade. The vote yesterday was 99-0 to confirm his appointment to the Federal Circuit.