Federal Judge Nominated

President Bush is nominating a member of the Texas Supreme Court to fill the Eastern District Federal Judicial seat... A post that oversees much of East Texas.

Justice Michael H. Schneider has been on the Texas Supreme Court since 2002.

Recommended by Senators Cornyn and Hutchinson; he has over 25 years of judicial experience on both the trial and appellate level.  He'll take over the office of the late judge john hannah who died last december.