Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing on Nomination of HBA-DC Member Rudy Contreras for Federal Bench
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
October 4, 2011, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the
nomination of Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Rudy
Contreras to succeed Judge Ricardo M. Urbina on the U.S. District Court
for the District of Columbia. Rudy Contreras, a longtime HBA-DC mentor,
is the Chief of the Civil Division in the D.C. U.S. Attorney's Office.
You can watch a webcast of the hearing at http://judiciary.senate.gov/hearings/hearing.cfm?id=0bd5589287f5bbb3d229c1850f7c5801.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton recommended Mr. Contreras to
President Obama and introduced him to the Senate Judiciary Committee at
the hearing. The HBA-DC endorsed Mr. Contreras for the position in
January 2011 and calls on the Senate to confirm him promptly.