Chin Wins Unanimous Senate Confirmation To 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (April 22, 2010, 6:28 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate unanimously confirmed District Judge Denny Chin to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Thursday, the same day that another Second Circuit nominee and a Delaware district court nominee faced the Senate Judiciary Committee.

The 98-0 vote makes Judge Chin, who the Judiciary Committee unanimously reported on Dec. 10, the only Pacific Asian-American judge serving on a federal appeals court.

Sitting on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Judge Chin adjudicated...
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