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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published May 12, 2010

CARDIN, MIKULSKI ANNOUNCE NOMINATION HEARING



FOR MARYLANDERS TO FILL DISTRICT COURT SEATS

Cardin to Chair Judiciary Committee Hearing

Mikulski to Make Formal Introductions

U.S. Senators Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski (Both D-MD), will participate Thursday, May 13 at 2:30 PM in the nomination hearing for Marylanders Ellen Hollander and James Bredar to fill vacancies on the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, Northern Division, located in Baltimore. Hollander currently serves as a Maryland Court of Special Appeals Judge and Bredar is a U.S. Magistrate Judge.

Senator Cardin, a member of the Judiciary Committee, will preside at the hearing. Senator Mikulski will provide formal introductions for both Judge Hollander and Judge Bredar.

WHAT: Nominations Hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee

WHEN: Thursday, May 13, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. ET

WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 226

Washington, DC

WITNESSES INLCUDE: Judge Ellen Lipton Hollander

Judge James K. Bredar

If confirmed, Judge Hollander will occupy the seat formerly held by Judge Andre Davis, who was confirmed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit last November. Judge Bredar would fill the vacancy created by Judge J. Frederick Motz’s notification of senior status last November.