Judges Appointed Archives

President Biden nominates three Black women for Federal Court of Appeals

May 6, 2021

Remember these names: Ketanji Brown Jackson, Tiffany Cunningham, and Candace Jackson-Akiwumi. These are President Joseph Biden’s first three nominations for the federal Court of Appeals. In 2020, Biden pledged to name the first African American woman to the U.S. Supreme Court. A number of retirements are expected from the federal judiciary now that Donald Trump… [Read More]

Gov. Evers appoints Kori Ashley as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge

July 9, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers announced on June 5, 2020, his appointment of Kori Ashley as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge. The appointment fills a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Dennis R. Cimple, effective September 11, 2020. “Kori Ashley will be a dynamic judge who pushes for real change,” said Gov. Evers. “We know that… [Read More]