History of the Federal Judiciary


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Andrews, Richard Gibson
Born 1955 in Manchester, England

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 11, 2011, to a seat vacated by Joseph James Farnan, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on November 3, 2011, and received commission on November 7, 2011.

Education:
Haverford College, B.A., 1977
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Collins J. Seitz, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1981-1982
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Delaware, 1983-1993, 1994-1998, 1999-2001, 2001-2007; first assistant U.S. attorney, 1987-1993, 1999-2001, 2001-2007; chief, Criminal Division, 1994-1998
U.S. attorney for the District of Delaware, 1993-1994, 1998-1999, 2001
Prosecutor, State of Delaware, 2007-2011

 

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