Arizona Vice Chief Justice Andrew Hurwitz

This afternoon, Arizona Vice Chief Justice Andrew Hurwitz was nominated to serve on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals by President Barack Obama. 

President Obama said, “Justice Hurwitz has proven himself to be not only a first-rate legal mind but a faithful public servant.  It is with full confidence in his ability, integrity, and independence that I nominate him to the bench of the United States Court of Appeals.”

Here is the full story from the White House. Congratulations to a great Arizona lawyer and jurist!