US Senate confirms Indian American jurist as judge

Arul Louis (IANS)-   The US Senate has confirmed the appointment of a controversial Indian American jurist, Neomi Rao, to an important judgeship that was vacated by an appointee to the Supreme Court. Her confirmation on Wednesday, March 14, came after days of opposition from both liberals and the hard right over her writings as an […]

Trump nominee Rao faces scrutiny over past writing about rape

IANS –   The judicial wars returned to Washington on Tuesday as the Senate Judiciary Committee met to consider Neomi Rao, President Donald Trump’s nominee for newest Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s now-vacant seat on a powerful appellate court in Washington. Indian-American woman, Rao, who serves as Trump’s “czar” overseeing regulatory rollbacks, faced fierce questioning […]