In a 10-8 vote along party lines, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved Obama nominee Debo Adegbile Thursday afternoon to head up the Civil Rights Division inside the Department of Justice. Adegbile took on the case and cause of convicted cop killed Mumia Abu-Jamal during his time as the president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and his nomination was opposed by six major law enforcement organizations.
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