The U.S. Senate has confirmed Florence Y. Pan to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Nominated by President Joe Biden, Pan fills the vacancy left by Ketanji Brown Jackson’s appointment to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ...Continue Reading
Michael E. Keasler, retired judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, is the 2021 recipient of the State Bar of Texas Lifetime Achievement Award.
On receiving the award, Keasler commented that it is “one of the greatest honors” of his career because of the caliber of previous ...Continue Reading
Emory University School of Law professor Kristin N. Johnson was nominated by President Joe Biden for Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The mission of the Commission is to “promote the integrity, resilience, and vibrancy of the U.S. derivatives markets through sound regulation.”
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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has appointed Joseph M. Getty as chief judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court. This appointment also makes Getty the Maryland Judiciary’s chief administrator. He will serve in this role until his resignation or mandated retirement at age ...Continue Reading