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Circuit Executive Article Updated On: October 22, 2019, 12:51 pm MDT

The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is accepting applications from all qualified persons for the position of Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico. The term of office is four years, with potential for successive appointments. The current authorized annual salary is $166,500. The Federal Public Defender provides federal criminal defense services to individuals unable to afford counsel.

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Circuit Executive Article Updated On: October 15, 2019, 8:12 am MDT

The Judicial Council of the Tenth Circuit has issued an order that publicly reprimands U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia of the District of Kansas for several forms of misconduct, including sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior during and outside of official court duties. In doing so, the Judicial Council followed the Judiciary’s process for addressing judicial misconduct complaints that is mandated by statute and informed by the Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges.

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Circuit Executive Article Updated On: September 26, 2019, 2:32 pm MDT

The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit seeks applications for a bankruptcy judgeship in the District of Kansas.  Bankruptcy judges are appointed to 14-year terms pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §152.  The position is located in Wichita, Kansas and will be available July 1, 2020, pending successful completion of a background investigation. The current annual salary is $194,028.
To qualify for appointment an applicant must:

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Circuit Executive Article Updated On: June 26, 2019, 9:14 am MDT

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals is seeking hotel rooms at a government rate over various dates in 2021 to house federal judges and their law clerks during terms of court in Denver, Colorado.  We are considering splitting the block between law clerks and judges or housing all of them together, which is why this RFP shows three different options for bidding.  Please advise of availability and rates for all three options if possible.

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Circuit Executive Article Updated On: March 15, 2019, 9:46 am MDT

The order can be found here.  The Judicial Council is also releasing redacted copies of the petitions for review.  Links to those can be found here.

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