United States Magistrate Judge Amanda Arnold Sansone’s term expires on June 5, 2024. As required by law, the Middle District of Florida has established a merit selection panel to consider the reappointment of Judge Sansone to an eight-year term in Tampa.
The duties of a United States Magistrate Judge, specified in 28 U.S.C. § 636, include conducting most preliminary proceedings in criminal cases, trying misdemeanor cases, conducting pretrial matters and evidentiary proceedings after delegation from a district judge, and trying civil cases with the consent of the litigants.
No later than October 13, an interested person can submit to the following