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.

Education:
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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