History of the Federal Judiciary

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Illston, Susan Yvonne
Born 1948 in Tokyo, Japan

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 23, 1995, to a seat vacated by Barbara A. Caulfield. Confirmed by the Senate on May 25, 1995, and received commission on May 26, 1995. Assumed senior status on July 1, 2013.

Duke University, B.A., 1970
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Private practice, Burlingame, California, 1973-1995


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