2 Nominated for Appeals Court D.C. Circuit

President Barack Obama has named two prominent appellate attorneys to fill long-standing vacancies on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the White House announced today. Obama chose Srikanth Srinivasan, principal deputy solicitor general of the United States, and Caitlin Halligan, general counsel for the New York County District Attorney’s office. The Blog of Legal Times reports