Senate Confirms Trump's Picks For 6th, 10th Circuits

Law360, Washington (May 15, 2018, 2:01 PM EDT) -- The Senate approved Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP partner John Nalbandian for the Sixth Circuit and Carson Ryan LLC principal Joel M. Carson III for the Tenth Circuit on Tuesday, the latest in a flurry of appellate judicial confirmations in the past two weeks.

Carson, who has experience with energy and land-use litigation, enjoyed passage with a 77-21 confirmation vote and Nalbandian, who has represented major telecommunications and infrastructure companies, passed with a 53-45 vote. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., called the pair “exceedingly qualified”...
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