PHOENIX — Current and former prosecutors and two serving judges are among
four Arizona lawyers nominated by President Barack Obama to fill U.S. District
Court judgeship vacancies in the state.
Obama’s nominees include Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Douglas L. Rayes
and federal Magistrate Stephen Paul Logan.
Obama also nominated Diane Humetewa, a former U.S. attorney
for Arizona and currently a lawyer for Arizona State University, and Chief
Assistant U.S. Attorney John Joseph Tuchi.
The presidential nominations are subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate.