History of the Federal Judiciary


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Cook, Deborah L.
Born 1952 in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 7, 2003, to a seat vacated by Alan E. Norris. Confirmed by the Senate on May 5, 2003, and received commission on May 7, 2003.

Education:
University of Akron, B.A., 1974
University of Akron School of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Private practice, Akron, Ohio, 1978-1991
Judge, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Ninth Appellate District, 1991-1995
Justice, Supreme Court of Ohio, 1995-2003

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, May 9, 2001; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, September 4, 2001; no Senate vote

 

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