History of the Federal Judiciary


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Noonan, John T. Jr.
Born 1926 in Boston, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on October 16, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1985, and received commission on December 17, 1985. Assumed senior status on December 27, 1996.

Education:
Harvard College, B.A., 1946
Catholic University of America, M.A., 1949
Catholic University of America, Ph.D., 1951
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1954

Professional Career:
Special staff/assistant to Robert Cutler, National Security Council, 1954-1955
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1955-1960
Faculty, Notre Dame Law School, 1961-1966; associate professor of law, 1961-1963; professor of law, 1963-1966
Professor of law, University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, 1966-1986

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