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Invitation for Public Comment on the Reappointment of Mr. Jon M. Sands

April 9, 2019 / Ninth Circuit Public Information Office


District of Arizona – Mr. Jon M. Sands

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is conducting an evaluation of the performance of the Federal Public Defender (FPD) for the District of Arizona, Mr. Jon M. Sands. The Court conducts these evaluations in order to determine if the incumbent FPD should be appointed to an additional four year term without a competitive recruitment. Any persons having knowledge of the performance of Mr. Sands and/or his respective staff are invited to submit comments. Anonymous responses will not be accepted. However, the identity of all respondents will be kept confidential except to those with a need to know.

All comments must be received no later than Friday, May 24, 2019, in order to be considered. Comments may be submitted on line at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/az-sands2019 or by mail or fax to:



Office of the Circuit Executive Evaluation — FPD, Arizona 
U.S. Courts for the Ninth Circuit

P.O. Box 193939
San Francisco, CA 94119-3939

Fax: (415) 355-8821

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