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Obama Nominates Halligan to D.C. Circuit


by The Federalist Society
Posted September 30, 2010, 10:34 AM

The Blog of Legal Times reports that President Obama nominated New York lawyer Caitlin Halligan today to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, marking the President's first nomination to this court. Halligan was solicitor general for New York State under then-Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, then worked in private appellate practice at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, and is now General Counsel for the New York County District Attorney's Office. Click here to see Wednesday's White House press release on the nomination.

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