LITTLE ROCK, AR - The U.S. Senate has unanimously confirmed Arkansas Appeals Court Judge Brian Miller for a seat on the federal bench. The vote yesterday on Miller's confirmation was 88-0.
Miller takes over the seat that opened up when U.S. District Judge George Howard died last year.
Miller is a native of Helena-West Helena. He graduated from the University of Central Arkansas and earned his law degree from Vanderbilt. He has served on the appeals court since January 2007.