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Public Notice - Reappointment of Judge Margaret H. Murphy

Friday, February 13, 2015

The current 14-year term of office of The Honorable Margaret H. Murphy, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Georgia at Atlanta, is due to expire on 18 October 2015. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit presently is considering whether to reappoint Judge Murphy to a new 14-year term of office. Under reappointment, Judge Murphy would continue to perform the statutory responsibilities of a bankruptcy judge.

Members of the bar and the public are invited to submit written comments for consideration by the Court of Appeals concerning the reappointment of Bankruptcy Judge Murphy to a new term of office. If requested, the identity of a respondent to this solicitation will not be divulged without prior consent. However, Judge Murphy will be provided with a general description of the source and nature of any comments. All comments should be submitted to Mr. James P. Gerstenlauer, Circuit Executive, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 56 Forsyth Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. Comments must be received in the Circuit Executive’s Office no later than 30 March 2015.