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AZ attorney Roopali Desai nominated for 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he has nominated Arizona attorney Roopali Desai as a judicial candidate for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. 

Desai practices at Coppersmith Brockelman Lawyers, which covers election and political lawsuits. 

Desai is a prominent election rights attorney who has recently represented Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs over the manual counties follow for election rules. 

Greg Hahne started as a news intern at KJZZ in 2020 and returned as a field correspondent in 2021. He learned his love for radio by joining Arizona State University's Blaze Radio, where he worked on the production team.