Following the failure of nominating a chief justice to Connecticut's Supreme Court, governor announced a series of other court nominations on Tuesday.
Gov. Dannel Malloy announced the nomination of Superior Court Judge Ingrid L. Moll of West Hartford to fill a vacancy on the Connecticut Appellate Court at 2 p.m. at the state capitol.
“I thank Gov. Malloy for nominating me to serve on the Appellate Court,” Moll said. “It is an honor and privilege to have this opportunity. If I am confirmed, I will work every day to prove myself worthy of this important position.”
Malloy announced the nominations of 11 residents to fill judicial vacancies in Superior Court earlier in the day.
He said the Superior Court vacancies were for judgeships in Connecticut Superior Court.
Currently, there are 42 vacancies at the Superior Court level and Malloy's nominations only represent a fraction of what needs to be filled.
“Selecting nominees to fill vacancies in our court system is one of the most important duties that a governor performs," Malloy said. "They must possess the qualities that build a stronger, fairer Connecticut for everyone in the long-run. I believe that each of these women and men will bring to the bench the diverse qualities that mirror the people of our state while also meeting the high principles and integrity that our citizens deserve.”
The nominees include:
Last week, Malloy's pick for Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, Andrew McDonald, failed along party lines.
He has yet to announce a new one.
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