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Tag Archives: Judicial Nominations

Tana Lin joins David Estudillo, Lauren King as a new judge on Washington’s federal bench

Excerpt: Lin, a civil rights attorney, is the third judge confirmed this year to a distinguished but lately depleted federal court that sits in Seattle and Tacoma.
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Lauren King confirmed to the U.S. District Court in Seattle: She will be Washington’s first Native American federal judge

Excerpt: King will be the first Native American to serve on the federal bench from a state with twenty-nine recognized tribal nations.
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Washington gets a new U.S. federal judge: David Estudillo wins Senate confirmation

Excerpt: Cantwell and Senator Patty Murray, D-Washington, put forward Estudillo’s name and he was nominated to the federal bench in April by President Biden. On September 14th, he was confirmed by a vote of 54-41.
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Incoming federal judges David Estudillo and Tana Lin will diversify and strengthen a federal bench that has spoken truth to power

Excerpt: President Joe Biden's nominees for the federal bench in the Western District of Washington are well prepared and suited to continue the state's rich history of federal jurisprudence.
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