Articles in ‘Obama Appointment’

US Senate Confirms John B. Owens to the Ninth Circuit

May 27, 2014 | Issue 90

The U.S. Senate confirmed John B. Owens, JD ’96, to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in April by a vote of 56 to 43. The seat was the nation’s longest-existing judicial vacancy, dating back to Judge Stephen S. Trott who took senior status in 2004.  [...]

Cuéllar Appointed to Education Commission

May 31, 2011 | Issue 84

Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar (MA ’96, PhD ’00), professor of law and the Deane F. Johnson Faculty Scholar, was appointed to the Department of Education’s Equality and Excellence Commission to examine school finance, its impact on educational opportunity, and the potential for improvement of equity and achievement through federal policies. Cuéllar’s scholarship [...]