WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland’s senators say President Barack Obama has nominated a visiting professor at the Georgetown University Law Center to fill a vacancy on the Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.
Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin, both Democrats, say Obama has nominated Pamela A. Harris of Potomac, Maryland, to fill the vacancy created when Judge Andre Davis took senior status in February.READ MORE: 18-Year-Old Man Shot On Morgan State Campus Saturday
Harris, who earned bachelor’s and law degrees from Yale, previously served in the Office of Legal Policy at the Department of Justice.READ MORE: Mervo High Football Player Elijah Gorham Remembered During Memorial Service
The Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Virginia, has appellate jurisdiction over district courts in Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.MORE NEWS: Person Shot, Seriously Wounded In Linthicum Shooting Saturday
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