History of the Federal Judiciary


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Bennett, Richard D.
Born 1947 in Baltimore, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 29, 2003, to a seat vacated by Frederic N. Smalkin. Confirmed by the Senate on April 9, 2003, and received commission on April 10, 2003.

Education:
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1969
University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve, 1969-1975
Maryland Army National Guard, 1983-1997
Private practice, Maryland, 1973-1976, 1981-1991, 1993-2003
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Maryland, 1976-1980
U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland, 1991-1993

 

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