Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Trib: Magistrate OK'd as judge for Western District of Pennsylvania

The Senate on Monday confirmed a Mt. Lebanon woman as the newest federal judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Cathy Bissoon, 43, has been a federal magistrate judge since August 2008. President Obama nominated her in November to fill a seat that has been vacant since March 2007 when Thomas Hardiman was appointed to the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. Her 82-3 confirmation leaves Pennsylvania with eight judicial vacancies, including one in the Western District.

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