Leslie Abrams confirmed as Federal Judge

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Leslie Joyce Abrams,President Obama's nomination to fill the seat of Federal Judge Louis Sands,has beenn confirmed by the U.S. Senate. The vote was 100-0.

Abrams has been an assistant U-S Attorney in the NorthernCircuit off Georgia for the last four years.

She was confirmed by the United States Senate Tuesday to sit as Federall Judge for the Middle District of Georgia.

U-S District Judge Louis Sands who is based in Albany became aSeniorjudge in April.

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