SALT LAKE CITY - A state Senate committee with oversight on judicial appointments is seeking public comment on Catherine Conklin, who has been nominated by Gov. Gary Herbert to replace Judge Michael D. Lyon on the Second District Court.
Comments on Conklin's appointment should be directed to Mike Christensen at the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel, Utah State Capitol Campus, House Building, Suite W210, PO Box 145210, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-5210, by 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 30. All statements should include the respondent's name, telephone number and mailing address.
The Second District Court includes Davis, Morgan, and Weber counties.
The Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee will hold a public hearing regarding Conklin's nomination and issue a recommendation to the full Senate prior to a final confirmation vote. Sen. Scott Jenkins, R-Plain City, chairs the committee. Other Top of Utah leaders on the committee include Sen. Stuart Reid, R-Ogden, and Sen. Peter Knudson, R-Brigham City.