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January 31 deadline for Middle District judgeships.

Congress recently passed legislation funding four new federal judges for the Middle District of Florida Florida, state, United States
Florida (flôr`ĭdə, flŏr`–), state in the extreme SE United States. A long, low peninsula between the Atlantic Ocean (E) and the Gulf of Mexico (W), Florida is bordered by Georgia and
. Chief Judge Elizabeth Elizabeth, sister of King Louis XVI of France
Elizabeth, 1764–94, sister of King Louis XVI of France, known as Madame Elizabeth. Deeply loyal to her brother, she remained in France during the French Revolution, suffered imprisonment, and was
 Kovachevich has advised this legislation will result in a full-time district court judge for Ft. Myers and add one judge each for the federal courthouses in Tampa, Orlando and Jacksonville.

The Federal Judicial Nominating Commission of Florida is now accepting applications for the four new judgeships. The new judges will be assigned as·sign  
tr.v. as·signed, as·sign·ing, as·signs
1. To set apart for a particular purpose; designate: assigned a day for the inspection.

 within the Middle District to fill whatever vacancies may exist at the time of their confirmations by the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area.  Senate.

Applications may be obtained by faxing your request to the chairman of the commission, whose facsimile number, address and telephone number are listed below.

All applications must be completed and served on each member of the commission no later than January 31, 2000. Service is complete upon mailing. Address labels will be included with the application forms. The original of the application must be served upon Commission Chair Benjamin H. Hill III, P.O. Box 2231, Tampa 33601 (facsimile (813) 221-2900, telephone (813) 221-3900), with the following certificate of mailing:

I hereby certify cer·ti·fy  
v. cer·ti·fied, cer·ti·fy·ing, cer·ti·fies
a. To confirm formally as true, accurate, or genuine.

 that a copy of this application was mailed to each of the 39 members of the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission of Florida on this the _____ day of _____, 2000.
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Date:Jan 15, 2000
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