Bloomberg Law
Nov. 17, 2021, 3:08 PMUpdated: Nov. 17, 2021, 10:13 PM

Judge in Ghislaine Maxwell Trial Nominated to Second Circuit (1)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

The district judge presiding over Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial was one of two planned circuit court nominees President Joe Biden announced Wednesday, teeing her up for possible elevation to the New York-based appeals court while she oversees the high-profile trial.

Alison Nathan, a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, will be nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The White House announcement came a day after Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he recommended her for the seat to White House.

Biden also announced he intends to nominate Andre Mathis, a ...

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