President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated two former federal prosecutors and one current Assistant U.S. Attorney to be U.S. District Court judges.
- Ellen Lipton Hollander (Maryland): The Associate Judge of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Maryland from 1979 to 1983. Read more about Hollander here.
- James K. Bredar (Maryland): The U.S. Magistrate Judge for Maryland was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Colorado from 1985 to 1989. Read more about Bredar here.
- Edmond E. Chang (Northern District of Illinois): The Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois has held his current position since 1999. Since 2005, he has served as Chief of Appeals for the Criminal Division, and he previously served as Deputy Chief of the General Crimes section.