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Keva Landrum, former Orleans Parish judge, tapped for U.S. attorney post in New Orleans

Keva Landrum, the former Orleans Parish criminal court judge who lost in a December runoff against Jason Williams for district attorney, is the Biden administration's choice to serve as U.S. Attorney in New Orleans, a source with knowledge of the nomination said.

If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Landrum, 48, would oversee an office that prosecutes federal cases across the Eastern District of Louisiana, which includes 13 parishes in the state's southeast. She would succeed Peter Strasser, who left office Feb. 28 in a purge of remaining Trump-era U.S. attorneys. Read more...

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