Bloomberg Law
Nov. 13, 2019, 7:08 PMUpdated: Nov. 14, 2019, 12:28 AM

Two Trump Picks Would Help Ease California Judicial Shortage (1)

Madison Alder
Madison Alder

Two Trump district court nominees, a partner at Milbank and a state court judge who would help alleviate emergency shortages of federal judges in California, cruised through their confirmation hearing Nov. 13.

Mark C. Scarsi, the co-managing partner of the Los Angeles office of Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, and Stanley Blumenfeld, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge, appeared to garner support from both Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans and Democrats.

They’re nominated for seats in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, which has nine “emergency” vacancies and the most of any district court in ...

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