Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Jane Kelly as 8th Circuit Appeals Judge
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The Senate Judiciary Committee approved Jane Kelly as an 8th Circuit appeals judge. Kelly previously served as the supervising attorney in Cedar Rapids.
Senator Tom Harkin says she was approved by a bi-partisan vote.
The nomination now goes on to the full U.S. Senate for consideration. If confirmed, Kelly will be only the second woman in history to serve on the 8th Circuit.