President Trump Announces Ten Nominees to the Federal Bench

Today, President Trump nominated five judges to the U.S. Court of Appeals.  They are:

John K. Bush, a partner at the Louisville office of Bingham, Greenebaum, Doll LLP. and the President of the Louisville Chapter of the Federalist Society, was nominated to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Justice Joan Larsen of the Michigan Supreme Court, a former clerk of Justice Antonin Scalia, was nominated to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Amy Coney Barrett, a professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School, and a former clerk of Justice Antonin Scalia, was nominated to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Justice David Stras of the Minnesota Supreme Court, a former clerk of Justice Clarence Thomas, was nominated to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Kevin Newsom, a partner at Bradley Arant Boult, and a former clark of Justice David Souter, was nominated to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Trump also nominated four judges to the U.S. District Courts.  They are:

Terry Moorer, a U.S. Magistrate Judge, was nominated to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama.

Dabney Friedrich, a former member of the U.S. Sentencing Commission, was nominated to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

David Nye, a judge on the Sixth District Court of Idaho, was nominated to the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho.

Scott L. Palk, an assistant law dean at the University of Oklahoma Law School, was nominated to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma.

Finally, Trump nominated Damien Schiff, a senior attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation, was nominated to the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

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