federal bench


MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s solicitor general has been nominated to serve as a judge on the federal bench. 

The White House, in a news release Wednesday, said President Donald Trump named Edmund G. LaCour Jr. to fill a vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. LaCour is a summa cum laude graduate of Birmingham Southern College and earned his juris doctor degree from Yale Law School.