Ronnie White http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Ronnie White's Nomination Recalls Past Battles — And Hard Feelings http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ronnie-whites-nomination-recalls-past-battles-and-hard-feelings <p>Nearly 15 years after the U.S. Senate rejected his nomination to be a federal judge on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Ronnie White is getting a second chance. President Barack Obama has <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/11/07/president-obama-nominates-three-serve-united-states-district-courts">nominated him again for the same type of judgeship.</a></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 02:48:00 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 35012 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ronnie White's Nomination Recalls Past Battles — And Hard Feelings White, Harpool Renominated To Federal Bench In Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/white-harpool-renominated-federal-bench-missouri <p>Former Missouri Supreme Court Judge Ronnie White will have his fourth shot to be a federal judge, as a result of President Barack Obama’s decision Monday to renominate&nbsp; judicial nominees who had been blocked by Republicans.</p><p>White is among two Missourians on the new judicial list sent to the U.S. Senate. The other is former state Rep. M. Douglas Harpool of Springfield, who also saw his earlier nomination die late last year.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 22:36:32 +0000 Jo Mannies 32813 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org White, Harpool Renominated To Federal Bench In Missouri Draper named as new Mo. Supreme Court judge http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/draper-named-new-mo-supreme-court-judge <p>After three finalists <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/attorney-2-judges-nominated-mo-supreme-court">were announced in September</a>, Missouri now has a new Supreme Court judge. <a href="http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=473">George W. Draper III</a>, currently a judge in the<a href="http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=99"> Eastern District Court of Appeals</a>, has been selected by <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Missouri Governor Jay Nixon </a>(D)&nbsp;for the job,&nbsp;in an announcement released&nbsp;today.</p> Wed, 19 Oct 2011 18:49:40 +0000 Kelsey Proud & Marshall Griffin 2280 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Draper named as new Mo. Supreme Court judge