SC US attorney now a federal judge

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former United States Attorney for South Carolina Sherri Lydon is now a federal judge.

In October, President Donald Trump nominated Lydon for a seat on the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.

The Senate confirmed Lydon’s nomination with a 76-13 vote on Dec. 5.

Senator Lindsey Graham is the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. He issued a statement following Lydon’s confirmation.

“I’m very pleased that Sherri Lydon has been confirmed in a bipartisan vote to serve as a federal district court judge for South Carolina,” Graham said. “She is one of our state’s most talented

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