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Nelson Román (S.D.N.Y.)

Confirmed May 9, 2013

Nelson Román was originally nominated on September 20, 2012 to be a Southern District of New York federal judge. His nomination was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee without opposition on a Feb. 28, 2013 voice vote, and was finally approved by the Senate on a May 9, 2013 roll call vote of (97-0) to fill a vacancy that the U.S. Courts had declared to be a judicial emergency.

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