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.
|8/12/13||Durbin Statement on Drug Sentencing Reform Speech by AG Holder|
|8/1/13||Durbin, Bustos Meet with Federal Bureau of Prisons Director to Discuss Activation of Thomson Prison|
|8/1/13||Durbin and Lee Introduce Smarter Sentencing Act|
|7/31/13||Durbin Statement on the Confirmation of B. Todd Jones to be the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives|
|7/24/13||Durbin Chairs Hearing on Closing the Prison at Guantanamo Bay|
|7/23/13||An Important Tool to Reduce Gun Violence|
|7/22/13||Durbin Bill Urges Law Enforcement to Take Advantage of Federal Gun Tracing Resources|
|7/18/13||Durbin, Bustos: Senate Committee Calls for Activation of Thomson Prison|
|7/18/13||Durbin: Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Federal Judicial Nominees in Northern & Central District District of Illinois|
|7/11/13||Durbin Forwards Recommendations for Federal Judges in the Southern District to White House|