Bench Memos

McHugh Confirmed to Tenth Circuit

This morning the Senate unanimously confirmed Utah Appeals Court Judge Carolyn McHugh to a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.  Senator Hatch, who actively supported the nomination, comments on her confirmation here.

For a list of all of the judicial nominees confirmed in the 113th Congress (2013-14), see here.

Jonathan H. Adler — Jonathan H. Adler teaches courses in environmental, administrative, and constitutional law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

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