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[District of Columbia] Nina Pillard, Georgetown Law Professor, Confirmed to D.C. Circuit

The Senate confirmed Georgetown University Law Center professor Cornelia "Nina" Pillard to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit early this morning, amid escalating political bickering over a rules change that allowed for the vote.
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Dec 13, 2013 02:21
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[District of Columbia] Senate Prepares to Vote on Second D.C. Circuit Nominee

The Senate could vote as early as Wednesday on the confirmation of Georgetown law professor Cornelia "Nina" Pillard for a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Dec 11, 2013 14:28
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[District of Columbia] Senate Confirms Patricia Millett to D.C. Circuit

The Senate voted 56-38 to confirm Millett, a co-leader of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld's appellate and U.S. Supreme Court practice, to fill one of three vacancies on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The close vote wasn't a reflection on
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Dec 10, 2013 17:05
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[District of Columbia] Senate Confirms Patricia Millett to D.C. Circuit

Patricia Millett's confirmation today to a key federal appeals court in Washington marked the start of a new streamlined approach to judicial nominations on Capitol Hill. The move also marked the beginning of a period of change at the court—and at the app
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Dec 10, 2013 12:58
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[District of Columbia] Senate approves Patricia Millett for D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

The Senate voted 56-38 on Tuesday to approve Patricia Millett's nomination to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, generally viewed as the second-most powerful court in the United States after the Supreme Court.
Politico
added Dec 10, 2013 12:53
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[District of Columbia] Q&A: What Makes the D.C. Circuit So Special?

They will publish their findings in an article for the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy on Dec. 3, entitled "The Jurisdiction of the D.C. Circuit." The National Law Journal caught up with one of the authors, Eric Fraser, an associate at Osborn Ma
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Nov 30, 2013 01:04
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[District of Columbia] Leahy: Arguments of Convenience Block Judicial Appointments

As chairman of the Judiciary Com­mittee, I am especially concerned with how Republican obstruction is damaging our ability to fulfill our constitutional responsibility of advice and consent. The Senate has a unique responsibility to ensure that the judi
Law.com
added Nov 25, 2013 10:32
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[District of Columbia] Filibuster Vote Spells D.C. Circuit Changes

means three nominees to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will likely win approval. Their appointments could reshape the dynamic of a key appellate bench as major federal regulatory issues unfold. In the weeks leading to the Nov. 21 decision
Law.com
added Nov 25, 2013 08:00
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[District of Columbia] Lobbyists clash over proposed e-cigarette restrictions in D.C.

Tobacco industry lobbyists and public health advocates battled it out Thursday in a D.C. Council committee chamber over whether the city should restrict electronic cigarettes from all of the same places that it bans those rolled with tobacco. In the abs
Washington Post
added Nov 23, 2013 14:01
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[District of Columbia] Senate Changes Rules, Curbs Power to Filibuster

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said in a written statement that obstruction "is damaging our ability to fulfill the Senate's unique constitutional responsibility of advice and consent to ensure that the judicial b
Law.com
added Nov 23, 2013 13:31
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