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Senate confirms Bybee nomination to Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

[JURIST] The Senate Thursday afternoon confirmed the nomination of Jay S. Bybee [DOJ nomination profile] to the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals by a vote of 75-18 [roll call vote]. Read the official press release from the Ninth Circuit. Bybee was formerly a law professor on the faculty of the William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada Las Vegas, where he taught civil procedure, constitutional law and administrative law.

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