11th Circ. Judge Julie Carnes To Take Senior Status

By Carolina Bolado (March 26, 2018, 5:39 PM EDT) -- U.S. Circuit Judge Julie Carnes, who was nominated in 2014 to the Eleventh Circuit by former President Barack Obama, announced on Friday that she will soon take senior status, giving President Donald Trump another chance at reshaping the federal appellate court.

In a letter sent to Trump, Judge Carnes announced her intention to retire from regular active service as an appeals court judge on June 18 and to take senior status after that.

"On May 29th of this year, I will have served 26 years as an active federal court judge," she said in the letter. "It has been my great...

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