Obama announces two key court nominees
Apr 03,2009 00:00 by UPI

WASHINGTON -- Nominees to two key seats in the U.S. federal appellate court system were announced by President Barack Obama.

Obama nominated Andre Davis for the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., and Gerald Lynch for the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York, The Washington Post reported Friday.

Both nominees are federal judges.

The 4th Circuit hears cases on national security, the Post said, while the 2nd Circuit hears terrorism and business matters.

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