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2 newly named federal judges have Hawaii ties

  • COURTESY PHOTOS
                                <strong>Shanlyn Park:</strong> <em>She is the first female Native Hawaiian federal district court judge </em>
                                <strong>Micah Smith:</strong> <em>He currently serves as deputy chief of the Criminal Division</em>

    COURTESY PHOTOS

    Shanlyn Park: She is the first female Native Hawaiian federal district court judge

    Micah Smith: He currently serves as deputy chief of the Criminal Division

  • UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII
                                Micah Smith, far right, and Shanlyn Park, center, were among the federal judges confirmed this week by the U.S. Senate.

    UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII

    Micah Smith, far right, and Shanlyn Park, center, were among the federal judges confirmed this week by the U.S. Senate.

Both Shanlyn Park and Micah Smith were among candidates recommended by U.S. Sens. Mazie Hirono and Brian Schatz, and a merit-based federal Judicial Selection Commission. Read more

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