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109th Congress - Judicial Nominations


Supreme Court

Nominee Judicial Emergency* Nomination Date Hearing Date Confirmation Date
 
Supreme Court
Roberts, Jr., John G. No 9/6/05 9/12-15/05 9/29/05
Miers, Harriet E. No 10/7/05 nom w/d
Alito, Samuel A., Jr. No 11/10/05 1/9-13/06 01/31/06


Court of Appeals

Nominee Judicial Emergency* Nomination Date Hearing Date Confirmation Date
 
District of Columbia Circuit
Brown, Janice No 2/14/05 10/22/03** 06/08/05
Griffith, Thomas No 2/14/05 03/08/05 06/14/05
Kavanaugh, Brett No 2/14/05 5/9/06 05/26/06
Keisler, Peter D. No 6/29/06 8/1/06
 
Second Circuit
Livingston, Debra Ann No 6/28/06
 
Third Circuit
Chagares, Michael No 1/25/06 3/14/06 04/04/06
Hardiman, Thomas M. Yes 9/13/06 11/14/06  
Jordan, Kent A. Yes 6/28/06 9/6/06 12/8/06
 
Fourth Circuit
Boyle, Terrence Yes 2/14/05 3/3/05
Haynes, William No 2/14/05 7/11/06
 
Fifth Circuit
Owen, Priscilla Yes 2/14/05 3/13/03** 05/25/05
Wallace, Michael Yes 2/8/06 9/27/06
 
Sixth Circuit
Griffin, Richard Yes 2/14/05 6/16/04** 06/09/05
Kethledge, Raymond M. Yes 6/28/06
McKeague, David Yes 2/14/05 6/16/04** 06/09/05
Murphy III, Stephen Joseph Yes 6/28/06
Neilson, Susan Yes 2/14/05 9/8/04** 10/27/05
Saad, Henry Yes 2/14/05 7/30/03** nom w/d
 
Eighth Circuit
Shepherd, Bobby E. No 5/18/06 6/28/06 7/20/06
 
Ninth Circuit
Ikuta, Sandra Yes 2/8/06 5/2/06 6/19/06
Myers, William Yes 2/14/05 3/1/05
Smith, Milan Yes 2/14/06 4/25/06 5/16/06
Smith, Norman Randy Yes 12/16/05 3/1/06
 
Tenth Circuit
Gorsuch, Neil M. No 5/10/06 6/21/06 7/20/06
Holmes, Jerome A. No 5/4/06 6/15/06 7/25/06
Payne, James Hardy No 9/29/05 nom w/d
 
Eleventh Circuit
Pryor, William H. No 2/14/05 6/11/03** 06/09/05
 
Federal Circuit
Moore, Kimberly No 5/18/06 6/28/06 9/5/06
 
* "Yes" indicates that this individual has been nominated to fill a vacancy that has been designated by the National Judicial Conference as a "Judicial Emergency."
** Date of original hearing during the 108th Congress in connection with previous nomination.


District Court

Nominee Judicial Emergency* Nomination Date Hearing Date Confirmation Date
 
Middle District of Alabama
Watkins, W. Keith No 9/28/05 11/15/05 12/21/05
 
Southern District of Alabama
DuBose, Kristi Yes 9/28/05 11/15/05 12/21/05
 
District of Alaska
Burgess, Timothy Mark No 7/28/05 11/1/05 12/21/05
 
Central District of California
Baker, Valerie L. No 5/4/06 8/1/06
Guilford, Andrew No 1/25/06 5/24/06 6/22/06
Gutierrez, Philip S. No 4/24/06 8/1/06
Larson, Stephen G. No 12/15/05 2/15/06 3/16/06
Rogan, James Edward No 11/15/06    
Wright, Otis D., II No 9/5//06    
Wu, George H. No 9/5//06    
 
Eastern District of California
O'Neill, Lawrence Yes 8/2/06 9/12/06
 
District of Connecticut
Bryant, Vanessa No 1/25/06
 
Middle District of Florida
Howard, Marcia Morales No 6/6/06 9/6/06
 
Northern District of Florida
Smoak, John Richard No 6/8/05 9/29/05 10/27/05
 
Northern District of Georgia
Batten, Sr., Timothy C. No 9/28/05 2/7/06 3/6/06
 
Southern District of Georgia
Wood, Lisa Godbey No 6/12/06 9/12/06
 
District of Guam
Tydingco-Gatewood, Frances No 4/25/06 7/11/06 8/3/06
 
District of Hawaii
Seabright, J. Michael Yes 2/14/05 11/16/04** 4/27/05
 
Northern District of Illinois
Kapala, Frederick J. No 12/5/06
Kendall, Virginia Mary Yes 9/28/05 11/15/05 12/21/05
 
Southern District of Iowa
Jarvey, John Alfred No 6/28/06 9/6/06
 
Eastern District of Kentucky
Van Tatenhove, Gregory F. No 9/13/05 11/1/05 12/21/05
 
Eastern District of Michigan
Cox, Sean F. No 2/14/05 5/2/06 6/8/06
Ludington, Thomas No 2/14/05 5/2/06 6/8/06
Ryan, Dan No 2/14/05 nom w/d
 
Western District of Michigan
Jonker, Robert James Yes 6/28/06 9/19/06
Maloney, Paul Lewis Yes 6/28/06 9/19/06
Neff, Janet T. Yes 6/28/06 9/19/06
 
District of Minnesota
Schiltz, Patrick Joseph Yes 12/14/05 3/1/06 4/26/06
 
Southern District of Mississippi
Jordan, Daniel P. III Yes 4/24/06 6/15/06 7/20/06
Ozerden, Halil Suleyman Yes 9/5/06    
Southwick, Leslie Yes 6/6/06 9/19/06
 
District of Nevada
Sandoval, Brian No 3/1/05 9/29/05 10/24/05
 
District of New Jersey
Bumb, Renee No 1/25/06 4/25/06 6/6/06
Hillman, Noel No 1/25/06 4/25/06 6/8/06
Sheridan, Peter Yes 2/14/05 4/25/06 6/8/06
Wigenton, Susan No 1/25/06 4/25/06 5/26/06
 
Eastern District of New York
Bianco, Joseph Frank Yes 7/28/05 11/1/05 12/21/05
Cogan, Brian Yes 1/25/06 3/29/06 5/4/06
Mauskopf, Roslynn No 8/2/06
Vitaliano, Eric Nicholas Yes 10/6/05 11/1/05 12/21/05
 
Northern District of New York
Donohue, Mary O. No 6/28/06
 
Southern District of New York
Crotty, Paul A. No 2/14/05 11/16/04** 4/11/05
 
Eastern District of North Carolina
Dever, James Yes 2/14/05 3/3/05 4/28/05
Farr, Thomas Alvin No 12/7/06
 
Middle District of North Carolina
Osteen, William L., Jr. No 9/29/06
Schroeder, Thomas D. No 9/29/06
 
Western District of North Carolina
Conrad, Robert No 2/14/05 3/3/05 4/28/05
Reidinger, Martin Karl No 9/29/06
Whitney, Frank No 2/14/06 5/24/06 6/22/06
 
Northern District of Ohio
Lioi, Sara Elizabeth No 7/13/06 9/6/06
Zouhary, Jack No 12/14/05 2/15/06 3/16/06
 
Southern District of Ohio
Barrett, Michael Ryan No 12/16/05 3/29/06 5/1/06
 
Northern District of Oklahoma
Frizzell, Gregory Kent No 6/7/06 9/12/06
Holmes, Jerome A. No 2/14/06 nom w/d
 
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Golden, Thomas Yes 1/25/06 3/29/06 5/4/06
 
Western District of Pennsylvania
Fischer, Nora Barry No 7/13/06 9/12/06
 
District of Puerto Rico
Besosa, Francisco A. No 5/16/06 8/1/06 9/25/06
Delgado-Colon, Aida M. No 10/25/05 2/7/06 3/6/06
Gelpi, Gustavo A. No 4/24/06 6/15/06 7/20/06
 
Eastern District of Tennessee
Mattice, Jr., Harry Sandlin No 7/28/05 9/29/05 10/24/05
 
Southern District of Texas
Miller, Gray Yes 1/25/06 3/14/06 4/25/06
 
Eastern District of Virginia
O'Grady, Liam No 8/2/06
 
Western District of Washington
Settle, Benjamin Hale Yes 11/15/06
 
Northern District of West Virginia
Bailey, John Preston No 6/28/06
 
Southern District of West Virginia
Johnston, Thomas E. No 9/28/05 2/7/06 3/6/06
 
* "Yes" indicates that this individual has been nominated to fill a vacancy that has been designated by the National Judicial Conference as a "Judicial Emergency."
** Date of original hearing during the 108th Congress in connection with previous nomination.


Federal Claims

Nominee Judicial Emergency Nomination Date Hearing Date Confirmation Date
United States Court of Federal Claims
Sweeney, Margaret Mary No 6/14/05 9/29/05 10/21/05
Wheeler, Thomas Craig No 6/14/05 9/29/05 10/21/05
 


International Trade

Nominee Judicial Emergency Nomination Date Hearing Date Confirmation Date
United States Court of International Trade
Gordon, Leo Maury No 11/10/05 2/7/06 3/13/06


* This individual was confirmed to the Article I Court of Federal Claims.

** Confirmed to Territorial District Court.




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