Senate confirms Indian American Judge to Michigan U.S. District Court

Judge Kumar will be the first federal judge of South Asian descent in Michigan.

Senate confirms Indian American Judge to Michigan U.S. District Court
Judge Shalina Kumar. Source: www.oakgov.com

U.S. Senate has confirmed the nomination of Judge Shalina Kumar to be the U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Michigan. Judge Kumar will be the first federal judge of South Asian descent in Michigan.

President Biden nominated Judge Kumar and Judge Jane Beckering to serve as U.S. District Court justices for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, respectively, on June 30.