History of the Federal Judiciary


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Shubb, William B.
Born 1938 in Oakland, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on August 3, 1990, to a seat vacated by Raul A. Ramirez. Confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1990, and received commission on October 1, 1990. Served as chief judge, 1996-2003. Assumed senior status on November 1, 2004.

Education:
University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1960
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1963

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Sherrill Halbert, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1963-1965
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of California, 1965-1974; chief assistant U.S. attorney, 1971-1974
Private practice, Sacramento, California, 1974-1980, 1981-1990
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of California, 1980-1981

 

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