Senate Panel Clears 11 Judicial Nominees, Holds 5

Law360, New York (December 1, 2010, 8:31 PM EST) -- The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to advance 11 federal judiciary nominees, including two circuit court judges and nine district court judge nominees, but held over some of the more controversial nominees.

The committee also voted to advance the nomination of two acting U.S. Department of Justice administrators for permanent positions. Stacia A. Hylton, a former marshal and acting deputy director of the U.S. Marshals Service, is up for a vote as the Marshals Service's permanent director, and acting Administrator of Drug Enforcement Michele M. Leonhart...
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