History of the Federal Judiciary


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Hackett, Barbara Kloka
Born 1928 in Detroit, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 11, 1986, to a seat vacated by Charles Wycliffe Joiner. Confirmed by the Senate on March 27, 1986, and received commission on April 7, 1986. Assumed senior status on April 8, 1997. Service terminated on March 1, 2000, due to retirement.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1973-1984

Education:
University of Detroit (now University of Detroit Mercy), Ph.B., 1948
University of Detroit Law School (now University of Detroit Mercy School of Law), J.D., 1950

Professional Career:
Staff lawyer, Michigan-Wisconsin Pipeline Company, 1950-1951
Law clerk, Hon. Frank Picard, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1951-1952
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1952-1965, 1966-1967, 1972-1973, 1984-1986
Lawyer, New York Central Railroad Company, 1963-1965
Chief law clerk, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1965-1966
Assistant prosecutor, Wayne County, Michigan, 1967-1972
Acting chief, Appellate Division, Wayne County Prosecutor's Office, 1986

 

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