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  • Trent Lott Ties, Civil Rights Rulings Plague Trump Judge Pick from Mississippi

    12/03/2019 3:25:05 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 7 replies ^ | 12/3/19 | Ashton Pittman
    An embattled Mississippi judge's nomination to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans faces opposition from civil rights groups that claim he has a poor record on issues involving race and sexual assault—and from conservatives who claim he is not conservative enough. For the fifth time, the U.S. Senate committee in charge of advancing federal court nominees cancelled plans to hold a vote on Judge Halil Suleyman "Sul" Ozerden last month, and has not rescheduled plans to hold a vote. In an October letter, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights President Vanita Gupta wrote to...