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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Sep 16, 2020

President Donald Trump today said he intends to nominate Charles E. Atchley Jr. and Katherine A. Crytzer to serve as U.S. district judges for the Eastern District of Tennessee, Chattanoogan.com reports. Atchley currently serves as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Tennessee. Crytzer has served for the last six years as the acting deputy assistant attorney general for the Office of Legal Policy at the U.S. Department of Justice. She previously was an assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky. They would replace U.S. District Judge Harry S. Mattice Jr., who retired in March, and Chief Judge Pamela L. Reeves, who died last week. Read more from the White House.