Federal Judicial Nominating Commission

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Darrin P. Gayles Becomes First Openly Gay Black Federal Judge

    The United States now has its first openly gay black federal judge, and he's from South Florida. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Darrin P. Gayles' nomination to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida was approved by the Senate today in a 97-0 vote. Gayles was nominated by P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    Why So Few Women on The JNC?

    Judging by the moose-shootin' hockey mom on the presidential ticket this past fall, political strategists have discovered a little secret: Women outnumber men in this country. And that shows up at the polls.It's for this reason that Florida Senator Bill Nelson might want a re-do when it comes to a d ... More >>

  • News

    July 15, 2004

    High & Mighty

    What do you do when some morons criticize you in a news report? If you're the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, the top federal cop, the answer is easy: You blackball the news reporter

  • News

    January 15, 2004

    Public War, Private Fight

    The U.S. Attorney and Miami-Dade's top cop clash over a major corruption case