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.
|6/24/13||Durbin Statement on the Supreme Court's Decision in Fisher v. University of Texas|
|6/20/13||Durbin, Kelly to Mayor Parks: Extending Club Hours Will Increase Risk of Violence, Undermine Federal Law Enforcement Efforts|
|6/20/13||Durbin, Grassley Introduce Bill to Require Televising Supreme Court Proceedings|
|6/19/13||Durbin Introduces Bruce, Ellis & Wood at Senate Committee Hearing on Illinois Judicial Nominations|
|6/18/13||Durbin Urges Chief Justice Roberts to Increase Transparency and Acess by Providing Live Audio of Court Proceedings|
|6/18/13||Durbin: I Want to Put the Gun Lobby on Notice|
|6/12/13||Durbin Raises Concerns Over Collection of Americans' Personal Information by Government Agencies|
|6/7/13||Durbin Hosts Gun Violence Listening Session with Rockford Area Law Enforcement Officials|
|6/6/13||Durbin Statement on NSA Phone Tracking and the Patriot Act|
|6/4/13||Durbin and Kelly Meet to Discuss Transportation, Economic Development Priorities|