[Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: William J. Clinton (1994, Book I)]
[January 27, 1994]
[Pages 137-138]
[From the U.S. Government Publishing Office www.gpo.gov]

Nomination for Court of Appeals and District Court Judges
January 27, 1994

    The President today nominated ten individuals to serve on the 
Federal bench, four for the U.S. Courts of Appeals and six for the U.S. 
District Courts, representing the States of California, Illinois, New 
York, Ohio, Rhode Island, and South Carolina.
    Diana Motz of Maryland was nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals 
for the Fourth Circuit, and the President named three individuals to the 
Fifth Circuit: Fortunato ``Pete'' Benavides and Robert M. Parker of 
Texas, and Carl E. Stewart of Louisiana.
    The President also named six U.S. District Court judges: Audrey B. 
Collins, Central District of California; Ruben Castillo, Northern 
District of Illinois; Deborah A. Batts, Southern District of New York; 
James G. Carr, Northern District of Ohio; Mary M. Lisi, District of 
Rhode Island; and Cameron M. Currie, District of South Carolina.
    ``These ten individuals have records of distinction and achievement 
in public service and the legal profession,'' the President said today. 
``I am confident that they will continue to distin-

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guish themselves, as members of the Federal judiciary.''

Note: Biographies of the nominees were made available by the Office of 
the Press Secretary.