Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Nomination of Voting Rights Advocate Pérez to Federal Appeals Court
A Senate panel ignored opposition to Myrna Pérez and sent her nomination as a judge of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to the floor.
The appointment of voting rights lawyer, Myrna Pérez, for a federal appeals court vacancy in New York may presage debate.
As President Joe Biden fills more than a dozen seats on federal appeals courts, his nominations show varied experience and diversity.
The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first U.S appellate court judge of President Joe Biden’s administration in a 53-46 vote.