May 07 2003

JUDICIARY COMMITTEE HOLDS HEARING ON JUDGE SCOTT COOGLER

Statement by Senator Richard Shelby

U. S. Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.) introduced Judge Scott Coogler of Tuscaloosa prior to his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. He had the following statement regarding Judge Coogler:

“Judge Scott Coogler is an outstanding nominee. His education, experience, and service to his community make him an ideal candidate to fill the judicial vacancy on the United States Court for the Northern District of Alabama. I urge the Judiciary Committee to report his nomination expeditiously so that the full Senate may have the opportunity to confirm him at the earliest possible date.”