February 18, 2020
Today United States District Judge Carlos Murguia tendered his resignation from office to President Trump, effective April 1, 2020. Judge Murguia’s letter is attached. Judge Murguia resigned with “a heavy heart and profound apologies, out of respect for the federal judiciary, my colleagues, my community and — most importantly — my family.” Between now and April 1, 2020 Judge Murguia will assist the District of Kansas with an orderly transition of his administrative duties and case-related responsibilities. Judge Murguia’s cases will immediately be reassigned to the other district judges of this court. Judge Murguia has been a district judge since 1999 and resigns his commission without eligibility for pension or any retirement benefits.
Chief Judge Julie A. Robinson