History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Black, Walter Evan Jr.
Born 1926 in Baltimore, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on March 11, 1982, to a seat vacated by Edward S. Northrop. Confirmed by the Senate on April 20, 1982, and received commission on April 21, 1982. Served as chief judge, 1991-1994. Assumed senior status on October 21, 1994.

Education:
Harvard University, A.B., 1947
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1949-1953, 1957-1982
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Maryland, 1953-1955
U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland, 1956-1957

 

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