Ariz. Justice, Quattlebaum Partner Get Presidential Nods

Law360, New York (November 2, 2011, 10:18 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated Arizona Supreme Court Vice Chief Justice Andrew David Hurwitz to the Ninth Circuit and Quattlebaum Grooms Tull & Burrow PLLC partner Kristine Gerhard Baker to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.

The White House said the nominations were sent to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday to replace retiring Ninth Circuit Judge Mary M. Schroeder and retiring U.S. District Judge James M. Moody.

Justice Hurwitz, who joined the Arizona Supreme Court in 2003 and has served as...
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