Senate Confirms Wyo. Attorney General For 10th Circ. Seat

Law360, Los Angeles (July 8, 2013, 10:44 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate on Monday voted unanimously to confirm Wyoming Attorney General Gregory Alan Phillips for a seat on the Tenth Circuit. 

Phillips, who has served as the state's attorney general since March 2011, was confirmed by the Senate in an 88-0 vote. President Barack Obama nominated Phillips on Jan. 31 to fill the seat vacated by U.S. Circuit Judge Terrence L. O'Brien, who took senior status in April. 

Phillips, 52, was praised by Sens. John Barrasso and Mike Enzi, both R- Wyoming, who spoke on...
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