History of the Federal Judiciary


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Blake, Catherine C.
Born 1950 in Boston, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 4, 1995, to a seat vacated by John R. Hargrove. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1995, and received commission on August 14, 1995. Served as chief judge, 2014-present.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1987-1995

Education:
Radcliffe College, A.B., 1972
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1975-1977
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Maryland, 1977-1985, 1986-1987; first assistant U.S. attorney, 1983-1985, 1986-1987
U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland (court-appointed), 1985-1986

 

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