Secured the appropriation of $12 million to the U.S. Marshals Service for enhanced security measures to help protect federal judges and their families.
Introduced and secured passage of a bill to provide surviving family members of federal judges with financial and health benefits by allowing judges a limited 6-month open season to opt into the Judicial Survivors' Annuities System (JSAS).
Introduced and guided into law the John R. Justice student loan repayment program for public prosecutors and defenders. The program was funded at $10 million in its first year and will make it easier for prosecutors and defenders to forego better-paying private sector jobs in order to serve the public.
TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION FOR A U.S. DISTRICT COURT JUDGESHIP
Applicants in the Northern District of Illinois should submit 12 hard copies of their completed application, along with 2 hard copies of supplementary material, to Senator Durbin's Chicago office:
230 S Dearborn St.
Chicago, IL 60604
(312) 353-4952 - ph
The deadline for submission of completed applications is January 31, 2011.
|3/14/14||Durbin to CIA: Respect Separation of Powers and Declassify Torture Report|
|2/25/14||Durbin: Time to End Use of Solitary Confinement for Juveniles, Pregnant Women, and those with Serious Mental Illness|
|2/18/14||Durbin, Kelly Ask U.S. Attorney Fardon to Explain Federal Role in Harvey|
|2/6/14||Durbin: Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Federal Judicial Nominee in Southern District of Illinois|
|2/5/14||Durbin: New Exemptions Will Allow More Syrian Refugees to Enter U.S.|
|1/28/14||Durbin Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address|
|1/13/14||Durbin, Bustos: Robust Funding for Prison Activation in Omnibus Appropriations Bill Is Good News for Thomson|
|1/10/14||Durbin, Brown, and Kirk Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Honor Famed Prohibition Agent Eliot Ness|
|1/8/14||Durbin Introduces Southern District Judicial Nominee at Senate Committee Hearing|
|1/7/14||Durbin Holds Hearing on Syrian Refugee Crisis|