Biden nominates Kansas prosecutor to federal appeals court


A federal prosecutor and former track captain at the University of Kansas was nominated Tuesday by President Joe Biden to a seat on the Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

Biden nominated Jabari Brooks Wamble - the son-in-law of Kansas City Congressman Emanuel Cleaver - to fill the seat of Mary Beck Briscoe, who has taken senior status. Kansas has two seats on the court. The other is held by Nancy Moritz.

Wamble, once captain of the University of Kansas track team, is now an assistant U.S. attorney in Kansas.

He prosecutes corporate and financial institution fraud as . . .


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