History of the Federal Judiciary

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Rogers, Judith Ann Wilson
Born 1939 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on November 17, 1993, to a seat vacated by Clarence Thomas. Confirmed by the Senate on March 10, 1994, and received commission on March 11, 1994.

Radcliffe College, A.B., 1961
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1964
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1988

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Juvenile Court of the District of Columbia, 1964-1965
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1965-1968
Staff attorney, San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation, 1968-1969
Trial attorney, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1969-1971
General counsel, Congressional Commission on the Organization of the District of Columbia Government, 1971-1972
Legislative program coordinator, Office of the Assistant to the Mayor-Commissioner, Office of the Mayor, District of Columbia, 1972-1974
Special assistant for legislation, Office of the Mayor, District of Columbia, 1974-1979
Assistant city administrator for intergovernmental relations, District of Columbia, 1979
Corporation counsel, District of Columbia, 1979-1983
Judge, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1983-1994; chief judge, 1988-1994


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