Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Senate Confirms Mark Bennett to Ninth Circuit

Image result for mark bennettThe United States Senate today confirmed President Trump’s nomination of Honolulu attorney Mark J. Bennett to serve as a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Confirmation came by a vote of 72-27 (Both CA senators voted 'yea'). See 9th Cir. See News Release (which notes: "The court is authorized 29 judgeships and currently has six vacancies and one future vacancy.").

[See The Recorder's Senate Confirms Former Hawaii AG as First Trump Appointee to the Ninth Circuit]