History of the Federal Judiciary


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Barkett, Rosemary
Born 1939 in Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 24, 1993, to a seat vacated by Paul Hitch Roney. Confirmed by the Senate on April 14, 1994, and received commission on April 15, 1994. Service terminated on September 30, 2013, due to retirement.

Education:
St. Joseph`s College, Jensen Beach, Florida, A.A., 1959
Spring Hill College, B.S., 1967
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1970

Professional Career:
Member, Sisters of St. Joseph, 1956-1967
Teacher, elementary and junior high schools, St. Augustine, Florida, 1960-1968
Private practice, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1971-1979
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, 1979-1984; chief judge, 1983-1984
Judge, Florida District Court of Appeal, Fourth District, 1984-1985
Justice, Florida Supreme Court, 1985-1994; chief justice, 1992-1994
Judge, Iran-United States Claim Tribunal, The Hague, 2013-
Oral History
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