History of the Federal Judiciary

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Scott, Jeanne E.
Born 1948 in Springfield, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 2, 1998, to a seat vacated by Richard Mills. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received commission on October 22, 1998. Service terminated on August 1, 2010, due to resignation.

Bradley University, B.A., 1970
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Assistant state's attorney, Sangamon County, Illinois, 1973-1978
Private practice, 1978-1979
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1979-1998; associate judge, 1979-1988; circuit judge, 1988-1998


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