Senate Clears Backlog Of US Attorney Nominees

Law360, New York (April 23, 2010, 3:44 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate has taken action to advance a backlog of nominees to serve as U.S. attorneys, confirming five candidates to fill federal prosecutor vacancies and voting to advance an additional four out of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Senators on Thursday confirmed by a voice vote five U.S. attorney nominees for a four-year term: William N. Nettles, for the District of South Carolina; David A. Capp, for the Northern District of Indiana; Anne M. Tompkins, for the Western District of North Carolina; Loretta E. Lynch, for...
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