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Alaska Justice Nominated for Ninth Circuit


Today President Obama nominated Alaska Supreme Court Justice Morgan Christen to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Justice Christen obtained her current post when elevated by then-Governor Sarah Palin.  Christen was one of two potential picks forwarded by the Alaska Judicial Council to Governor Palin for her selection in 2009.


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