Monday, March 31, 2014

9th Cir. Gets New Judge!

This press release title says it all:
Senate Confirms John B. Owens to Seat on Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
 John Owens

See Senate Ends Feud Over Ninth Circuit Seat at the Recorder;
Munger Tolles Atty Confirmed to 9th Circ. by Senate at Law360;
California Wins Out Over Idaho in Fight over Ninth Circuit Post in the LA Times;
Obama's U.S. Court of Appeals nominee John Owens confirmed in the SF Gate;
U.S. Senate Confirms John B. Owens to Ninth Circuit in the Metnews ("He once worked in the publicity department of the Golden State Warriors basketball team. When asked for a listing of his published works, as a routine part of the confirmation process, he included a number of articles on basketball, in addition to his legal writings").