Sep 29 2005

SHELBY COMMENDS NOMINATION OF TWO ALABAMIANS TO THE FEDERAL BENCH

WASHINGTON, DC – Late yesterday, President Bush nominated two Alabamians to serve as United States District Judges. The nominees are:

  • Kristi DuBose to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Alabama
  • W. Keith Watkins to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama


U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) issued the following statement upon learning of their nominations:

“These two individuals are remarkable candidates. Both Ms. DuBose and Mr. Watkins bring tremendous experience to the bench and will serve our legal system well. I am hopeful that they receive swift confirmation from the United States Senate.”

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