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U.S. Senate Confirms Michael McShane For District Of Oregon Judgeship

OPB | May 20, 2013 4:53 p.m. | Updated: May 30, 2013 3:21 p.m. | Portland

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The U.S. Senate has confirmed Michael McShane to serve on the U.S. District Court for Oregon.

 Judge McShane was a Circuit Court Judge of Multnomah County and is filling a position that has been vacant for over a year.

He was originally nominated for the seat in 2012, but did not receive confirmation vote by the Senate.

President Obama renominated him on January 4 of this year.

Federal district court judges are nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate.

They serve lifetime appointments.

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