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Cornelia "Nina" Pillard

D.C. Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
Confirmed December 12, 2013



On December 10, 2013, the Senate recosidered a prior cloture vote and ended a filibuster on Cornelia "Nina" Pillard's nomination.  She was confirmed on a December 12, 2013 Senate yes-or no vote.

On June 4, 2013, President Obama nominated Cornelia "Nina" Pillard, Patricia Millett, and U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins to fill three vacancies on the critically important 11 seat D.C. Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved Pillard’s nomination on Sept. 19, 2013 on a 10-8 party-line vote after a July 24, 2013 hearing.


 

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