November 17, 2017

ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary’s Supplemental Statement on Steven Grasz nomination

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2017 — The American Bar Association was invited to testify Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding the nomination of Leonard Steven Grasz to the United States Court of Appeals to the Eighth Circuit.

The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary rated Grasz as “Not Qualified.” Committee chair Pamela A. Bresnahan will testify on behalf of the ABA Standing Committee.

A copy of the Standing Committee’s written testimony can be read here. It includes a statement by Bresnahan and written testimony from Grasz reviewers Cynthia Nance and Laurence Pulgram.

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