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JNC Seeks Comments on Candidates for Superior Court Appointment

May 03, 2022

The D.C. Judicial Nomination Commission is inviting comments from the bench, bar, and public regarding the qualifications of 23 candidates for a pending vacancy on the D.C. Superior Court created by the retirement of Judge Fern Flanagan Saddler. The commission will submit the names of three applicants to the president of the United States for his consideration to nominate and appoint a judge.

The commission has created a web-based survey  to facilitate the comment process and has posted the applicants’ biographical sketches at https://jnc.dc.gov/page/judicial-officer-applicants. Comments may also be provided to the Judicial Nomination Commission via mail to 515 5th Street, NW, Suite 235, Washington, DC 20001, email to [email protected], or fax to (202) 879-0755. The deadline is 5 p.m. on May 16.

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