History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Wisconsin

   Judges of the Western District of Wisconsin
Crabb, Barbara Brandriff
Born 1939 in Green Bay, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 21, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1980-1996, 2001-2010. Assumed senior status on March 24, 2010.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin, 1971-1979

Education:
University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1960
University of Wisconsin Law School, LL.B., 1962

Professional Career:
Private practice, Madison, Wisconsin, 1962-1964
Research assistant, George Bunn, University of Wisconsin Law School, 1968-1969
Research assistant, ABA Project on Minimum Standards of Criminal Justice, 1970-1971
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