Hot on the heels of Sonia Sotomayor's confirmation as the next Supreme Court justice, the Obama administration has let loose a round of five new judicial nominations, including two for circuit court openings. Jane Stranch, partner at Nashville's Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, has been tapped to fill a spot on the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, while Judge Thomas Vanaskie of the Middle District of Pennsylvania has been picked for the 3rd Circuit.
Obama Nominates Five New Judges, Three U.S. Attorneys
The National Law Journal
August 7, 2009