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There has been a lot of talk about naming Diane Wood of the Seventh Circuit to replace Justice Souter when he leaves the Court. Full Name: Diane Pamela Wood DOB: July 4, 1950 Age: 58 Undergraduate: University of Texas ‘71 Law School: University of Texas ‘75 Notable Work Experiences: Clerk- Irving Goldberg (CA5 ’76), Harry [...]

The AP wire is reporting on a possible nominees to replace Justice Souter. Most news sources are reporting that President Obama will nominate a woman. He is also under considerable pressure to nominate a minority candidate, and there are only a handful of nominees to meet both of those criteria. Here is the AP list [...]



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