Tag Archives: Jane Branstetter Stranch

Sixth Circuit’s Newest Judge Confirmed

After a record-breaking wait of more than one year, Jane Branstetter Stranch has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to the Sixth Circuit vacancy left when Judge Daughtrey assumed senior status.   The Senate voted 71 to 21 in favor of  Stranch, who has waited longer than any other Obama nominee for confirmation from the Senate, the … Continue Reading

More Delays for the Final Vacant Seat on the Sixth Circuit

The nominee for the last vacate seat on the Sixth Circuit  — now the longest-pending appeals court hopeful — will have to wait a little longer.  Jane Branstetter Stranch was nominated in August 2009 and approved by the Judiciary Committee in November 2009 (on a 15-4 vote).  Senator Patrick Leahy tried to schedule debate and a vote on … Continue Reading