Tag:U.S. Senate

Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court

Ketanji Brown Jackson will be the first Black woman and the first public defender to ever sit on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Effort to Remove Prosecution Power from Military Commanders Gains Congressional Momentum

Congress is moving closer to enacting legislation to remove the prosecution of felony crimes by members of the U.S. armed forces from the chain of command.

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.

Trio of Biden Judicial Candidates Get Committee Okay

The chamber’s Judiciary Committee approved the nominations of Gustavo Gelpí, Jr., Angel Kelley, and Christine O’Hearn.

Cunningham, Perkins Coie patent litigator, confirmed to Federal Circuit

The Senate approved Tiffany Cunningham’s candidacy for a seat on the nation’s intellectual property-focused appellate tribunal.

Senate Confirms Jackson, First Biden Appeals Court Choice

The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first U.S appellate court judge of President Joe Biden’s administration in a 53-46 vote.

Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Rossman Nomination

Veronica Rossman testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday as the panel considered whether to recommend her confirmation.

Senate Ends Filibuster on Jackson, Biden’s First Appeals Court Nominee and Readies Vote to Confirm Third Federal District Court Pick

The Senate decided Thursday to end debate on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.