History of the Federal Judiciary


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Alarcon, Arthur Lawrence
Born 1925 in Los Angeles, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 28, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Assumed senior status on November 21, 1992.

Education:
University of Southern California, B.A., 1949
University of Southern California Law School, LL.B., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Army staff sergeant, 1943-1946
Deputy district attorney, Los Angeles County, California, 1952-1961
Office of Gov. Edmund G. Brown, California, 1961-1964; legal advisor and clemency and extradition secretary, 1961-1962; executive assistant, 1962-1964
Chairman of parole board, California, 1964
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1964-1978
Associate justice, California Court of Appeal, Second District, 1978-1979
Adjunct professor, Southwestern University School of Law, 1985-
Adjunct professor, Loyola Marymount School of Law, 1993, 1994

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