Senate confirms Indiana judge for U.S. Court of Appeals

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, the United States Senate confirmed Judge Joshua P. Kolar, a magistrate judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, to serve as a U.S. circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Senator Todd Young praised the confirmation, saying “In both his service in the U.S. Navy Reserves and on the bench, Judge Kolar has proven to be a highly respected and dedicated public servant.”

Senator Young introduced him at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in September.

“I am proud to have helped shepherd his nomination through the Senate and look forward to his service,” he added.

The Seventh Circuit includes Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

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