Senate Judiciary has few questions for Brookman in 1st district court confirmation hearing, signaling likely easy confirmation

Wednesday’s hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary was a relatively quiet affair for Indiana Southern District Court Magistrate Judge Matthew Brookman, who has been nominated to become a district judge on the court where he currently serves. That quiet could be a sign that he’s on the path to an all but assured confirmation.

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Pryor garners praise at confirmation hearing

Having built a legal career that includes two federal court clerkships, 12 years in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Indiana and four years as a federal magistrate judge, 7th Circuit Court of Appeals nominee and Southern Indiana District Court Magistrate Judge Doris Pryor sat for her confirmation hearing Wednesday and faced the stiffest questions about a 2019 speech she gave for Constitution Day at her son’s elementary school.

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