Dr. Jillian T. Weiss

Paul Oetken Confirmed As Federal Judge

Filed By Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | July 19, 2011 7:30 AM | comments

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"The president welcomes the confirmation of Mr. Oetken and is confident that he will serve the American people with distinction from the district court bench."

--Shin Inouye, a White House spokesperson, on the appointment confirmation of Paul Oetken, the first openly gay man to be confirmed by Congress for an Article III federal judgeship with lifetime tenure under the U.S. Constitution.

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