Dec 21 2005

SENATE CONFIRMS WATKINS AND DUBOSE TO THE FEDERAL BENCH

WASHINGTON D.C. - Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) today announced the confirmation of W. Keith Watkins, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama, and Kristi Dubose, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Alabama. Senator Shelby made the following statement in reaction to their confirmation:

"I was proud to support the nominations of Keith Watkins and Kristi Dubose. I believe that they will be fair and impartial in hearing cases that come before them and I am confident that they will respect the law, not make the law. Both will serve Alabama and the nation well as United States District Judges."

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