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Public Notice for the Reappointment of Magistrate Judges

Monday, October 1, 2012

The United States District Court for the District of Maryland proposes to reappoint two full-time United States Magistrate Judges - one in Baltimore and one in Greenbelt.

The term of the full-time United States Magistrate Judge position in Baltimore, currently occupied by Magistrate Judge Paul W. Grimm, is due to expire on February 4, 2013. The Court proposes to reappoint the Honorable Paul W. Grimm for an additional eight-year term.
 
The term of the full-time United States Magistrate Judge position in Greenbelt, currently occupied by Magistrate Judge Charles B. Day, is due to expire on February 17, 2013. The Court proposes to reappoint the Honorable Charles B. Day for an additional eight-year term.
 
Magistrate Judges Grimm and Day perform those duties authorized to full-time Magistrate Judges, including the conduct of preliminary proceedings in criminal cases; the trial and disposition of misdemeanors and infraction cases; the conduct of settlement conferences; and trial and disposition of civil cases with the consent of the parties.
 
Magistrate Judge Grimm hears cases in Baltimore, Maryland and Magistrate Judge Day hears cases in Greenbelt, Maryland. Both Magistrate Judges also hear cases at several off-site locations throughout the State of Maryland.
 
The United States District Court for the District of Maryland will establish a selection panel to consider the reappointment of the incumbents.
 
Comments from members of the bar and the public are invited as to whether the incumbent Magistrate Judges should be recommended by the panel for reappointment by the Court and should be directed to:

Chair, Magistrate Judge Selection Panel
c/o Felicia C. Cannon, Clerk
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
4415 U.S. Courthouse
101 W. Lombard Street, Fourth Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201

Comments must be received no later than October 31, 2012.

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