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.

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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