Judicial Nomination Commission and Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure Confirmations
PR 19-447, Judicial Nomination Commission Morris L. Shearin Sr. Reappointment Resolution of 2011
PR 19-448, Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure Michael Williams Appointment Resolution of 2011
Councilmember Phil Mendelson, Chairperson of the Committee on the Judiciary, announces a public roundtable on PR 19-447, the Judicial Nomination Commission Reverend Dr. Morris L. Shearin Sr. Confirmation Resolution of 2011, and PR 19-448, the Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure Michael Williams Confirmation Resolution of 2011. The roundtable will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 21, 2011 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.
The stated purpose of PR 19-447 is to confirm the appointment of Reverend Dr. Morris L. Shearin, Sr. to the Judicial Nomination Commission. The stated purpose of PR 19-448 is to confirm the appointment of Michael Williams to the Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure. The purpose of this roundtable is to receive testimony from government and public witnesses as to the fitness of these nominees for the Commission.
Those who wish to testify should register online or contact Ms. Renee Johnson, Legislative Aide, at (202) 724-7808, by fax at (202) 724-6664, or via e-mail at email@example.com, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Friday, November 18, 2011. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on Friday, November 18, 2011, the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Witnesses should limit their testimony to five minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses.
If you are unable to testify at the roundtable, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Copies of written statements should be submitted either to Ms. Johnson, or to Ms. Nyasha Smith, Secretary to the Council, Room 5 of the Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 28, 2011.