Thursday, July 30, 2009

U.S. District Judge Beverly Martin To Be Confirmed As New Eleventh Circuit Judge

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported today that U.S. District Judge Beverly Martin will likely be confirmed as a judge on the Eleventh Circuit. The article can be found here.

"In addition to getting approval from the president and other top Democrats, U.S. District Judge Beverly Martin received praise from key Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee, as well as from both of Georgia’s Republican senators."

"Senators grilled President Barack Obama’s nominee for the federal appeals court in Atlanta over her controversial ruling in a recent child sex case, commended her for her overall record and appear poised to approve her nomination to the full Senate."


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