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senate Bill S. 1653

Federal Judgeship Act of 2009

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      Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedSeptember 8th, 2009

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Federal Judgeship Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to provide for the appointment of additional Federal circuit and district judges, and for other purposes.


Federal Judgeship Act of 2009 - Directs the President to appoint specified additional: (1) permanent circuit judges for the first, second, third, sixth, and ninth circuit courts of appeals and temporary circuit judges for the third, eighth, and ninth circuits; and (2) permanent district judges for various districts in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, and Washington and temporary district judges for Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, and Virginia.

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