Jane Kelly Confirmed as Second Woman Judge on the US Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

Jane Kelly, an Assistant Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Iowa, has been nominated by President Obama to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. If she is confirmed, she would be only the second woman to serve as a judge in the Eighth Circuit.

Click here for the National Women’s Law Center post about the nomination.

For information about the efforts to increase the number of women judges in the Eighth Circuit, see The Infinity Project.

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