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Help Wanted: Federal Judge

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There are two unique job openings in Detroit. How would you like to be a federal judge? The Associated Press reports:

 

Applications are available for people who want to become a federal judge in Detroit. Michigan Sens . Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow are asking a committee to advise them on two openings. It will be chaired by Detroit lawyer Eugene Driker. There are openings at the federal court in Detroit because judges Bernard Friedman and Arthur Tarnow have chosen to take senior status, which can reduce their caseloads. Wayne County Judge David Allen recently withdrew his name after more than a year of delay. Levin and Stabenow had recommended him to President Barack Obama but he was never formally nominated. Allen says the confirmation process in the U.S . Senate is "broken." Applications from Levin's office are due Jan. 24.