History of the Federal Judiciary

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Williams, Stephen Fain
Born 1936 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 19, 1986, to a seat vacated by Malcolm R. Wilkey. Confirmed by the Senate on June 13, 1986, and received commission on June 16, 1986. Assumed senior status on September 30, 2001.

Yale University, B.A., 1958
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1961

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve private E2, 1961-1962
Private practice, New York City, 1962-1966
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1966-1969
Faculty, University of Colorado, 1969-1986; associate professor of law, 1969-1976; professor of law, 1976-1986
Visiting professor, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, 1975-1976
Visiting professor and fellow in law and economics, University of Chicago, 1979-1980
Visiting professor of energy law, Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1983-1984


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