Senate Confirms Justice Montgomery-Reeves To The Third Circuit Court Of Appeals

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today released the following statement after the Senate confirmed the nomination of Justice Tamika Montgomery-Reeves to serve on the Third Circuit Court of Appeals by a bipartisan vote of 53-35: 

“Justice Montgomery-Reeves has significant experience as both a litigator and a judge.  In recognition of her exceptional legal acumen, the Committee has received many letters of support from her colleagues in both private practice and on the bench.  She has also been rated unanimously ‘Well Qualified’ by the American Bar Association.

“During her time on the bench, Justice Montgomery-Reeves has demonstrated a fair judicial temperament and a deep commitment to evenhanded decision-making—qualities she will bring with her in her new role on the Third Circuit.”