For a variety of reasons, Connecticut’s lineup of federal judges is decreasing, and Chief Judge Alvin W. Thompson recently decided to put out a call for help.

The federal judiciary actually has a process for requesting temporary assistance. It’s done through the Federal Judicial Conference’s Committee on Intercircuit Assignments, which is chaired by U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Motz of Maryland. Thompson recently huddled with Motz and identified some 40 civil cases that could be handled by volunteer judges near and far.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]