History of the Federal Judiciary


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Alsup, William Haskell
Born 1945 in Jackson, MS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 24, 1999, to a seat vacated by Thelton Eugene Henderson. Confirmed by the Senate on July 30, 1999, and received commission on August 17, 1999.

Education:
Mississippi State University, B.S., 1967
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1971
Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, M.P.P., 1971

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. William O. Douglas, Supreme Court of the United States, 1971-1972
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1972-1978, 1980-1998, 1998-1999
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1978-1980
Special counsel, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1998

 

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