Chen Voted out of Committee, NAPABA and AAJC Press for Confirmation Vote
On Thursday March 17, the Senate Judiciary Committee once again recommended Judge Edward M. Chen for a federal judgeship. Members of the committee voted 10-8 on a party line vote, with all Democrats voting in support of Judge Chen’s nomination and all Republicans opposing. Leaders of the Asian Pacific American community renewed their call for the full Senate to confirm Judge Chen without additional delay. Now that Judge Chen has been voted out of committee, the full senate must come to a vote. Read the full article here.