Fla. Judicial Panel Offers Sens. 10 Names For District Seats

Law360, Miami (November 30, 2017, 4:45 PM EST) -- Florida's federal judicial nominating commission on Wednesday sent the state's U.S. senators the names of 10 candidates — including seven state court judges and an acting U.S. attorney — for the five vacancies on the bench of the Southern District of Florida.

In a letter to Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson, the state's Federal Judicial Nominating Commission, presided over by Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera, recommended 10 potential nominees to the federal bench after interviewing 24 applicants on Tuesday and Wednesday in Miami.

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