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Patricia Millett

D.C. Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
Confirmed December 10, 2013


Patricia Millett Nomination: the Senate confirmed her nomination on Dec. 10, 2013, after a successful cloture vote following a change in the Senate filibuster rule to allow a majority vote to end a filibuster of lower court nominees. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved her nomination Aug. 1, 2013 on a 10-8 party-line vote after a July 10th hearing. 

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.

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