Judge Danny J. Boggs of the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals recently announced that he will assume senior status, creating a vacancy on the federal bench for the next president to fill.
Born in Cuba and raised in Bowling Green, Boggs has served on the appeals court since 1986, when he was appointed by then-President Ronald Reagan. Boggs maintains his chambers in Louisville.
His announcement Tuesday that he will go into semi-retirement effective Feb. 28 means there will be two vacancies on the 16-justice panel. Former Judge Boyce Martin, also from Kentucky, retired in 2013 and died last year.
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