Senate Broadly Approves Trump Pick For Louisiana Judge

Law360, Washington (March 6, 2018, 2:22 PM EST) -- The Senate voted to confirm President Donald Trump's pick for a Louisiana federal judgeship Tuesday, the latest in a series of nominees to garner bipartisan support.

The 98-0 vote to confirm Louisiana Judge Terry A. Doughty for the Western District of Louisiana seats the third jurist to win broad bipartisan backing this week, a rarity among the more than two dozen judges who have been confirmed so far under the Trump administration.  A state judge for the better part of the last decade, and a former...
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