Federal Judicial Selection
December 13, 2012 :: Thomson Reuters: News and Insight
Schofield, who has spent more than 20 years at Debevoise handling white collar criminal defense work, will become a U.S. district judge in the Southern...
Courtesy of the Administrative Office of U.S. Courts.
According to Article II of the United States Constitution, the President "shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint" federal judges. According to Article III, federal judges enjoy life tenure and cannot be removed from office except through impeachment.