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September 2007

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Judicial Milestones


Appointed: Vanessa Lynne Bryant, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, April 3, previously reported entrance-on-duty date as April 16.

Appointed: Timothy D. DeGiusti, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, August 9.

Appointed: Janet T. Neff, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, August 6.

Appointed: Richard J. Sullivan, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, August 6.

Appointed: Susan E. Cox, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, August 27.

Appointed: Craig M. McKee, as part-time U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, August 23.

Appointed: Kristen L. Mix, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, August 6.

Appointed: Robin S. Rosenbaum, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, September 4.

Appointed: Leonard P. Stark, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District Delaware, August 6.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, succeeding U.S. District Judge David A. Faber, August 1.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Michael P. Mills, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, succeeding U.S. District Judge Glen H. Davidson, June 2.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge David C. Norton, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, succeeding U.S. District Judge Joseph F. Anderson, Jr., October 1.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Carol A. Doyle, to Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Eugene R. Wedoff, July 1.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Napoleon A. Jones, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, September 19.

Senior Status: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge H. Emory Widener, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, July 17.

Retired: U.S. Senior District Judge Ralph G. Thompson, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, August 6.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stan Bernstein, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, July 31.

Resigned: Part-time U.S. Magistrate Judge Marion C. Ruffing, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii, August 10.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Judge Adrian G. Duplantier, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, August 15.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Judge John S. Rhoades, Sr., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, September 3.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Judge John G. Penn, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, September 9.