On Thursday the U.S. Senate confirmed former state Solicitor General Lee Rudofsky to serve as a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.

President Trump nominated Mr. Rudofsky last July to fill the position following the retirement of federal Judge Leon Holmes.

Mr. Rudofsky is a graduate of Cornell University and Harvard Law School, and he has experience with constitutional law.

As Solicitor General for the State of Arkansas, Mr. Rudofsky defended state laws and policies in court — including policies that protect taxpayers from subsidizing abortionists like Planned Parenthood.