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.

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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