Senate Confirms Brooklyn Law Prof., Commerce Atty To CIT

Law360, New York (May 24, 2013, 5:40 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Brooklyn Law School professor Claire R. Kelly and U.S. Department of Commerce deputy chief counsel Mark A. Barnett to judgeships on the U.S. Court of International Trade.

The Senate vote ends a months-long process that was drawn out because of an ongoing battle between the White House and Republicans over the appointment of federal judges. President Barack Obama renominated Kelly and Barnett in January after the Senate declined to act on the nominations before they expired at the end of...
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