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.
|5/6/13||Durbin, Maloney Introduce Family and Medical Leave Inclusion Act|
|4/30/13||Durbin: White House Nominates Three to Fill Federal Judicial Vacancies in Central & Southern Districts|
|4/15/13||Federal District Court Judges|
|4/12/13||Durbin Meets with Urban Prep Students to Discuss Overcoming Influence of Gangs, Gun Violence|
|3/27/13||Durbin Meets with Law Enforcement Leaders to Discuss Gun Violence in East St. Louis|
|2/28/13||Durbin Statement on the Passage of Bipartisan Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act|
|2/4/13||Durbin Statement on Federal Bureau of Prisons Assessment of Its Solitary Confinement Practices|
|1/23/13||Durbin Joins Leahy in Introducing Legislation to Combat Illegal Straw Purchasing and Firearms Trafficking|
|1/16/13||Durbin Statement on Administration's Plan to Reduce Gun Violence|
|1/15/13||Durbin Forwards Recommendations for Federal Judges in the Northern District to the White House|