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JNC Recommends Three Candidates for Court of Appeals Vacancy

February 09, 2024

The District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission (JNC) has recommended to President Biden three candidates for the judicial vacancy on the D.C. Court of Appeals created by the resignation of Judge Loren L. AliKhan last December. The president has 60 days to select a nominee for this vacancy.

The nominees are Megan D. Browder, deputy attorney general of the Legal Counsel Division in the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia; Carmen Iguina González, counsel at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP and director of the Howard University School of Law Civil Rights Clinic; and Joseph R. Palmore, a partner at Morrison & Foerster LLP who serves as co-chair of its appellate and Supreme Court practice group.

Visit the JNC website to learn more about the candidates.

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