Washington, D.C. — Oregon U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted 52-46 to confirm Oregon Supreme Court Associate Justice Adrienne Nelson’s nomination to the U.S. District Court.
“Today’s vote adds to the U.S. District Court an extremely qualified Oregonian who brings her powerful combination of comprehensive legal experience and commitment to justice for all. As the first Black woman to serve on the Oregon Supreme Court, Justice Nelson has amassed an impressive record of accomplishments in our state and we look forward to seeing the contributions she will make from the federal bench.”
A web version of this statement is here.