History of the Federal Judiciary


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Brown, Janice Rogers
Born 1949 in Greenville, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2005, to a seat vacated by Stephen F. Williams. Confirmed by the Senate on June 8, 2005, and received commission on June 10, 2005.

Education:
California State University, Sacramento, B.A., 1974
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1977
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 2004

Professional Career:
Deputy legislative counsel, State of California, 1977-1979
Deputy attorney general, State of California, 1979-1987
Deputy secretary and general counsel, Business, Transportation and Housing Agency, State of California, 1987-1990
Private practice, California, 1990-1991
Legal affairs secretary, Gov. Pete Wilson, California, 1991-1994
Associate justice, California Court of Appeal, Third District, 1994-1996
Associate justice, Supreme Court of California, 1996-2005
Adjunct professor, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 1998-1999

 

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