Merriam, a federal district court judge, is one of two Connecticut nominees appointed by President Joe Biden to sit on the 2nd Circuit.
CT to feel fallout from bitter partisan fight over judges
There’s a fight over nominees to the court that hears Connecticut appeals and the state is involved in 20 federal lawsuits against the Trump administration .
Conn. federal courts bracing for shutdown’s impact
Washington — The latest victim of the partial government shutdown, now entering its second month, are the state’s federal courts, at least its employees.
Syrian refugee talks about the impact of Trump travel ban
WASHINGTON – Fadi Kassar of Milford, 40, traveled a long, hard road through several countries before arriving in Connecticut and being granted asylum in 2015. He spoke to the Mirror about the human cost of the Donald Trump’s travel ban – and how it is changing the perception of the United States in the Muslim world.
Senate moves Bolden nomination to federal court forward
Washington – The Senate on Wednesday voted to limit debate on the nomination of Victor Allen Bolden, the corporation counsel for the city of New Haven, to the federal bench, paving the way for a confirmation vote Thursday.