Yesterday the United States Senate’s Committee on the Judiciary heard testimony from Tiffany Cunningham, President Biden’s nominee to become the newest judge on the Federal Circuit. Here is a collection of reports about yesterday’s hearing.
Chicago attorney Tiffany Cunningham Sprints Through Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing – Lynn Sweet, a reporter for the Chicago Sun Times, mentions in her article that “[i]f confirmed, [Cunningham] will be the first Black judge to sit on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in D.C.”
Who is Tiffany Cunningham? – In her article on NationalReview.com, Carrie Campbell Severino reviews President Biden’s nominee for the Federal Circuit, Tiffany Cunningham, and the recent Senate Judiciary Committee nomination hearing.
Judge (Upcoming) Tiffany Cunningham – Dennis Crouch reports on PatentlyO.com on Tiffany Cunningham’s hearing and attaches Cunningham’s written answers.
Federal Circuit is ‘Dream Job,’ Cunningham Tells Senate Panel – Matthew Bultman, on BloombergLaw.com, reports about the nominee Tiffany Cunningham, who described a seat on the Federal Circuit as a “dream job.”
Here are more details on each article or blog post.
Chicago attorney Tiffany Cunningham Sprints Through Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
Lynn Sweet reports on Chicago.SunTimes.com that recent Federal Circuit nominee, Tiffany Cunningham, “sprinted through her Wednesday confirmation hearing.” Sweet summarizes Cunningham’s past, which has focused primarily on “intellectual property litigation with an emphasis on patent law,” and notes that after a “total lack of controversial questions . . . she is on a glide path to Senate confirmation.”
Who is Tiffany Cunningham?
Carrie Campbell Severino gives a report about “intellectual property litigator” and nominee for the Federal Circuit, Tiffany Cunningham, in an article on NationalReview.com. The article focuses on Cunningham’s background as a “native of Detroit” and with degrees in chemical engineering and law from “Massachusetts Institute of Technology . . . in 1998 and from Harvard Law School in 2001.” Campbell Severino goes into detail about Cunningham’s career and notes that “Cunningham donated to the campaigns of Barack Obama in 2012 and Hilary Clinton in 2016.”
Judge (Upcoming) Tiffany Cunningham
In his blog post, Crouch describes Tiffany Cunningham’s nomination as “not considered truly controversial.” Crouch notes that “Sen Durbin (Chair) and Sen Grassley (Ranking Member) both indicated that they would support the nomination (as did all other Senators who spoke).” Crouch also quoted Sen Booker who said in the hearing that “[i]t is amazing that we are still doing ‘firsts,” referring to the fact that Cunningham would be the court’s first Black jurist.
Federal Circuit is ‘Dream Job,’ Cunningham Tells Senate Panel
This article, written by Matthew Bultman on BloombergLaw.com, discusses how Cunningham described the judgeship as her “’dream job.’” Bultman noted that Cunningham would be “the first Black judge at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.” Bultman further quoted Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) who said that if should she be confirmed, “how extraordinary it is that she is a history maker.”