Reuters: US Senate confirms 10th Circuit judicial nominee Federico
This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on December 11, 2023.
The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Kansas federal public defender Rich Federico to a seat on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, giving President Joe Biden his second appointment to the Denver-based appeals court.
Thirty-six of Biden’s other confirmed judicial nominees likewise had prior experience working as public defenders, according to the progressive advocacy group Alliance for Justice.