June 15, 2022

Cassidy Statement on Nomination of Dana Douglas for Fifth Circuit Judge

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) released a statement following President Joe Biden’s nomination of the Honorable Dana Douglas of Louisiana to fill the Fifth Circuit Judge vacancy. Douglas currently serves as a Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

“Judge Douglas will undergo a thorough and fair review of her qualifications and judicial philosophy,” said Dr. Cassidy.“It’s clear that she is an active member in her legal community and has decades of experience in the federal court system. The Senate should confirm judges that will faithfully uphold the Constitution, respect individual freedoms, and bring honor and distinction to the federal judiciary.”