History of the Federal Judiciary


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Daniel, Wiley Young
Born 1946 in Louisville, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 31, 1995, to a seat vacated by Sherman G. Finesilver. Confirmed by the Senate on June 30, 1995, and received commission on June 30, 1995. Served as chief judge, 2008-2013. Assumed senior status on January 1, 2013.

Education:
Howard University, B.A., 1968
Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1971-1977
Director, Wayne County [Michigan] Neighborhood Legal Services, 1974-1976
Adjunct professor, Detroit College of Law, 1974-1977
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1977-1995
Adjunct professor, University of Colorado School of Law, 1977-1980
Director, Personnel Services Board, 1979-1983
Director and vice-chair, Iliff School of Theology, 1983-

 

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