History of the Federal Judiciary


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Hufstedler, Shirley Ann Mount
Born 1925 in Denver, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on July 17, 1968, to a new seat authorized by 82 Stat. 184. Confirmed by the Senate on September 12, 1968, and received commission on September 12, 1968. Service terminated on December 5, 1979, due to resignation.

Education:
University of New Mexico, B.B.A., 1945
Stanford Law School, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1950-1961, 1981-
Special legal consultant to the attorney general, State of California, 1960-1961
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1961-1966
Associate justice, California Court of Appeal, 1966-1968
Secretary of Education, 1979-1981
Phleger professor of law, Stanford Law School, 1982

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