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Former WI Supreme Court Justice Louis Butler Nominated as U.S. District Judge for the Western District of WI

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Louis B. Butler was nominated by President Barack Obama Wednesday for a federal judgeship.

He is being nominated to serve as U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin. He would replace U.S. District Judge John Shabaz, who took senior status in January.

Butler is currently the justice-in-residence lecturer here at the UW Law School.