TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Judge renominated for 3rd Circuit appeals court

Daily Photo Galleries

Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, 5:48 p.m.
 

President Obama has renominated a federal judge from New Jersey to serve on the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which includes Western Pennsylvania, the White House announced Thursday.

Judge Patty Shwartz, 51, has served as a U.S. magistrate judge for the United District Court in Newark since 2003. She was a federal prosecutor in New Jersey between 1989 and 2002.

“Today, I am renominating 33 highly qualified candidates for the federal bench, including many who could have and should have been confirmed before the Senate adjourned,” Obama said in a news release.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Penn State rallies past Akron behind Newbill’s 26 points
  2. Ferguson protesters march on Pittsburgh streets
  3. Penguins notebook: Bennett status remains fluid
  4. Mo. governor adds guardsmen as protests continue
  5. Steelers notebook: Defense tasked with stopping Graham
  6. United Mine Workers responds to strike complaint
  7. Daily Courier roundup: Penn State Fayette women fall to Slippery Rock
  8. Household debt on the rise after 5-year decline
  9. Bars bulge at the seams night before Thanksgiving
  10. Brown family blasts prosecutor; Wilson speaks
  11. Protest in Cleveland over 12-year-old’s shooting death chokes off traffic
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.