Senate Committee Probes 9th Circ., Mich. Judge Picks

Law360, New York (October 30, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT) -- Five judicial nominees for the Ninth Circuit and Michigan federal court told the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that they would remain fair and impartial jurists, making the case for how they’d best serve public justice if appointed to the federal bench.

At a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the five judicial nominees, including Munger Tolles & Olson LLP litigation partner John B. Owens, the nominee for a long-vacant seat on the Ninth Circuit, were pressed on their track record and what kind of...
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