Senate Confirms Yale's Deputy GC To 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (May 17, 2011, 8:37 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Yale University's deputy general counsel, Susan L. Carney, as a judge on the Second Circuit after her nomination stalled at the end of the last Congress.

Carney, the second-highest legal officer at Yale, received bipartisan support in a 71-28 vote to land a spot on the New York-based appellate court, after clearing the Senate Judiciary Committee twice with Republican backing.

Senators from Connecticut, where Carney has lived since joining Yale's general counsel office in 1998, lauded their colleagues for confirming...
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