Senate confirms four federal judgeships
Washington, D.C.: On December 16, 2010, the Senate unanimously confirmed four nominees to the federal district court system:
- James Bredar to the District of Maryland (where he had previously served as a federal magistrate judge)
- Catherine Eagles to the Middle District of North Carolina
- John A. Gibney to the Eastern District of Virginia
- Kimberly Mueller to the Eastern District of California
Eagles and Mueller had been awaiting confirmation since their nominations on March 10, 2010. Bredar and Gibney were nominated on April 21, 2010. They were all unanimously reported out of the Senate Judiciary Committee; Eagles, Mueller and Gibney in May, and Bredar in June.