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    Song for Judge Anna J. Brown: Doing the Right Thing, the Right Way, for the Right Reasons

    Many thanks to Portland Attorney Jim Coon for composing this song on the occasion of Judge Anna J. Brown receiving the 2019 USDCHS Lifetime Service Award and his permission to share it here. I was standing on the corner, Southwest Main and Third AvenueThe light was red, but there was nobody comin’I wondered what should I do.I thought “Heck, this don’t take much nerve,” I took one step off the curb Then I looked up, and there stood Anna J. Brown. She was on the other side, waiting patientlyLooking at me over top of her glasses,You prob’ly know what I mean.Well I’m no fool, whatever else I lack,So I just…

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    Welcome Judge Danielle J. Hunsaker

    The U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society extends its congratulations and welcome to Judge Danielle J. Hunsaker, a confirmed nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. She will join the court upon receiving her judicial commission and taking her judicial oath. She will fill the seat of Judge Diarmuid O’Scannlain, who has taken senior status.  On September 19, 2019, President Donald Trump nominated Hunsaker, the former presiding judge for Washington County Circuit Court, to a seat on the court. The U.S. Senate confirmed Hunsaker by a 73-17 vote on November 6, 2019.