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US: Trump announces federal court nominees

 |  May 9, 2017

The Trump administration on Monday named 10 judges and other law professionals it plans to nominate for key posts as President Donald Trump works to place more conservatives on the nation’s federal courts.

Among the nominees is John K. Bush, an antitrust partner in Louisville’s office of Bingham Greenebaum Doll.

Trump will nominate judges Bush of Kentucky and Joan Larsen of Michigan for the bench of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. David Stras of Minnesota will be nominated for the 8th Circuit.

Amy Coney Barrett of Indiana will be nominated to serve on the 7th Circuit. Kevin Newsom of Alabama will be nominated as a circuit judge on the 11th Circuit.

Also to be nominated for federal court positions are David Nye of Idaho, Scott L. Palk of Oklahoma and Damien M. Schiff of California.

The president will also nominate two people for federal judgeships: Dabney L. Friedrich of Washington, DC, and Terry F. Moorer of Alabama.

Full Content: PBS Newshour

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