Sen. Ron Wyden's Office Names Candidates For Federal Judgeship


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One of the tasks for U.S. senators is making recommendations for highly-sought-after federal judgeships. Currently, Oregon's senior senator, Democrat Ron Wyden, has a committee working on recommending the next federal judge to President Obama for his consideration. Today, Wyden's office named the candidates for that position, which comes with a lifetime appointment. Here is the list: · ...   More
 
Thursday, June 4, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Ron Wyden Adds Marco Hernandez As The Sixth Name to Judges' List


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Amid criticism from some lawyers in Oregon's legal community, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) wrote the White House today to add a sixth name to the list of five candidates he's forwarding to the Obama administration to fill two federal judicial vacancies. The sixth person is Washington County Circuit Court Judge Marco Hernandez, who was on an earlier, larger list of candidates under consideration ...   More
 
Tuesday, July 28, 2009 JAMES PITKIN

Looks Like Obama Reads Willamette Week: Finally Names Federal Judges


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This morning's print edition of WW contained a item in the "Murmurs" column questioning why it was taking years to fill two judicial vacancies on the U.S. District Court of Oregon. And voila, this afternoon, President Obama (above from a 2008 WW cover illustration) named Washington County Court Judge Marco Hernandez and Portland lawyer Michael Simon to those plum positions on the federal bench. Here's ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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