The United States District Court for the Southern District of California is the federal district court whose jurisdiction comprises the following counties in California: Imperial and San Diego. The United States district courts are the general Trial courts of the United States federal court system. Imperial County is a County located in the Imperial Valley, in the far southeast of the U San Diego County is a County located on the Pacific Ocean in the far southwest of the U
The following judges have taken senior status in the southern district of California
On August 25, 2006, Judges of the U. Events 1248 - The Dutch city of Ommen receives city rights and fortification rights from Otto III the Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. S. District Court for the Southern District of California hosted a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to recognize elected officials who helped obtain funding for a new federal courthouse in downtown San Diego.
The event was held on the future site of the new courthouse, a 2 1/4-acre parcel of land west of the existing Jacob Weinberger U. S. Courthouse. The site was formerly occupied by an aging residential hotel, which was brought down by implosion earlier this year. The parcel has been cleared in preparation for construction, which is scheduled to begin next summer. If all goes as planned, the new courthouse will be completed in fall 2010.
The new courthouse will stand 16 stories tall with about 380,000 square feet (35,000 m²) of space. It will house 14 courtrooms and judicial chambers for 20 judges, including resident judges of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The courthouse also will provide offices for the district clerk, U. S. Marshals Service and U. S. Pretrial Services. Also planned are a ground level community plaza and mural garden with a combined 36,000 square feet (3,300 m²) of space. 
The United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of California represents the United States in civil and criminal litigation in the court. Carol Lam was appointed on September 4, 2002 as the U. Carol Chien-Hua Lam (林剑华 Pinyin: Lín Jiànhuá (born June 26, 1959) is a former United States Attorney for the Southern District Events 476 - Romulus Augustus, last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed when Odoacer proclaims himself See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. S. Attorney for the district. She led the corruption prosecution of former Republican congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham. Republica were an English band formed in 1994 The height of their popularity spanned from 1996 to 1998 Randall Harold Cunningham (born December 8, 1941) usually known as Randy or Duke, was a Republican member of the United Lam announced her resignation in January 2007 as critics charged the George W. Bush administration with forcing out a number of U.S. attorneys for partisan political reasons. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. George Walker Bush ( born July 6 1946 is the forty-third and current President of the United States. The 
Federal Defenders of San Diego acts as the community defender organization, which provides indigent defense for the Southern District of California.