Tag Archives: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

MISSISSIPPI SUPREME COURT JUSTICE JAMES E. GRAVES, JR.’S NOMINATION TO THE U.S. COURT OF APPEALS CONFIRMED BY UNITED STATES SENATE

The United States Senate confirmed Mississippi Supreme Court Justice James Graves nomination to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Congratulations, Justice Graves.

Mississippi Supreme Court Justice James Graves Scheduled For Judicial Re-Nomination Vote

I learned from Glenn Sugameli today that Mississippi Supreme Court Justice James E. Graves, Jr. has been placed on the agenda of the Senate Judiciary Committee for a Committee Executive Business Meeting to vote on judicial renominees who had hearings and unanimous committee votes in the last Congress.  The Committee is scheduled to vote on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.

For a detailed history regarding Justice Grave’s nomination, please see the nomination’s history  here.

Senate Judiciary Committee Scheduled To Consider Justice James Graves Nomination on Thursday

On Thursday, November 18, 2010, the Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on the nomination of Mississippi Supreme Court Justice James Graves to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  In previous posts, I discussed the Committee hearing on Justice Graves’ nomination.

 

Mississippi Supreme Court Justice James E. Graves, Jr. Nominated To U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

The White House announced today that President Barack Obama has nominated Mississippi Supreme Court Justice James E. Graves, Jr. to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Justice Graves is a distinguished jurist and his nomination is being celebrated in Mississippi legal circles.  I met Judge Graves when I began practicing law twenty-two years ago.  I worked with him at the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office and I am very proud of his nomination.  When confirmed, I believe he will serve with the utmost distinction.  Here is a link to the White House announcement.