History of the Federal Judiciary

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Armstrong, Saundra Brown
Born 1947 in Oakland, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 25, 1991, to a seat vacated by William A. Ingram. Confirmed by the Senate on June 14, 1991, and received commission on June 18, 1991. Assumed senior status on March 23, 2012.

Merritt College, A.A., 1967
California State University, Fresno, B.A., 1969
University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1977
Pacific School of Religion, M.Div., 2012

Professional Career:
Police officer, Oakland, California, 1970-1977
Judicial extern, California Court of Appeal, 1977
Deputy district attorney, Alameda County, California, 1978-1979, 1980-1982
Senior consultant, California Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice, 1979-1980
Trial attorney, Public Integrity Section, U.S. Department of Justice, 1982-1983
Commissioner, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 1983-1986
Commissioner, U.S. Parole Commission, 1986-1989
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Alameda, 1989-1991


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