Obama Nominates 3 To NY, Texas, W.Va. Federal Courts

Law360, New York (May 20, 2011, 5:00 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrew L. Carter Jr., Smith & Gilstrap partner James Rodney Gilstrap and West Virginia state court Judge Gina Marie Groh to fill openings on federal benches in New York, Texas and West Virginia.

If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, the nominees will assume seats in the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of Texas and the Northern District of West Virginia.

“Throughout their careers, these nominees have displayed unwavering commitment to justice and integrity,” Obama...
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