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Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa

Representing the 1st District of Hawaii

Congresswoman Hanabusa’s Statement on Mark J. Bennett’s Senate Confirmation

July 10, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa issued the following statement today after the U.S. Senate voted 72-27 to approve the nomination of former Hawaii Attorney General Mark J. Bennett to serve on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

“Mark Bennett serves with respect and compassion and is recognized and respected as a legal scholar and attorney committed to equal justice and upholding the Constitution. He will be a valuable addition to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Throughout Mark’s career as a civil and criminal attorney, Hawaii Attorney General, Assistant United States Attorney and professor at the William S. Richardson School of Law, he has excelled at every role and demonstrated a commitment to fairness and serving with Aloha. Congratulations, Mark,” said Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa