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Senate Confirms Three More Appellate Judges

The Senate confirmed five of President Obama’s judicial nominees today, including three for appellate judgeships: Judge Mary Murguia for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Professor Scott Matheson Jr. for the Tenth Circuit, and Judge Kathleen O’Malley for the Federal Circuit.  BLT has the details here.  The Senate has now confirmed 19 judicial nominees during the lame-duck session.

Jonathan H. Adler — Mr. Adler is an NRO contributing editor and the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. His latest book is Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane.


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