Nominations, Resignation To Reshuffle Pa. Fed. Judiciary

Law360, Philadelphia (August 2, 2013, 4:24 PM EDT) -- Personnel moves in the last week will alter the makeup of Pennsylvania’s federal judiciary, with the resignation of the chief judge in the state’s Western District and President Barack Obama’s Thursday appointment of two judges to fill vacancies in the Eastern District.

President Obama on Thursday nominated Raynes McCarty partner Gerald A. McHugh Jr. and Northampton County Court of Common Pleas Judge Edward Smith to sit on the bench in the Eastern District, while Erie Indemnity Co. announced Friday that it had landed Western District Chief...
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