Senate Clears 5 Circ. Court, 24 District Court Nominees

Law360, Los Angeles (January 16, 2014, 8:29 PM EST) -- The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance 29 federal judiciary nominations, including five circuit court judges and 24 district court judge nominees, and cleared a prospective assistant attorney general's nomination.

Twenty-two nominees advanced following a voice vote, and most of the others sailed through roll-call votes, potentially a sign that Senate Republicans may be ending their long-running efforts to block President Barack Obama's bench picks.

The committee again confirmed 10 nominees it approved last year, along with eight who would fill judicial emergencies. There...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.