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Posted on: Aug 1, 2019



Confirmation for Pulliam on Western District Bench

Republican Jason Pulliam took his seat in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on August 1 for his confirmation hearing. Pulliam was confirmed and will be the first African-American Federal Judge in San Antonio's history - a groundbreaking milestone. When asked if he would follow Supreme Court precedent,  specifically in regard to Roe v. Wade, Pulliam responded "I have a clear and consistent track record of following Texas Supreme Court precedent and, if confirmed, I will follow (U.S.) Supreme Court precedent and 5th (U.S.) Circuit precedent..." 

For more information on other judicial nominees and confirmations, you can read this article.