2 Federal Judges Confirmed

The Senate confirmed two non-controversial judicial nominees for federal district courts early Saturday, part of the last scheduled business until after the presidential election. The Senate confirmed Gonzalo Curiel for the Southern District of California and Robert Shelby for the District of Utah, the Blog of Legal Tmes reports The posts are considered judicial emergencies because of the workload faced in the districts. Both men had the support of both of their state's senators and were approved by a voice vote.