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June 17, 2010

U.S. Chamber Continues to Express Serious Concerns about McConnell Nomination

Lisa A. Rickard, president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), made the following statement on today’s Senate Judiciary Committee vote to advance John J. “Jack” McConnell’s nomination for a judgeship on the U.S. District Court in Rhode Island to the full Senate:

“While the outcome of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s 13 – 6 vote today to approve the nomination of John “Jack” McConnell was not unexpected, we were encouraged by the vocal concerns raised by members of the committee about his fitness to serve a lifetime appointment to the federal bench. . .”

Read More: Serious Concerns about McConnell Nomination

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