History of the Federal Judiciary


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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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