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Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on March 26, 1984, to a seat vacated by Robert C. Belloni. Confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 1984, and received commission on May 3, 1984. Service terminated on April 8, 1987, due to appointment to another judicial position.
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 2, 1987, to a seat vacated by Otto Richard Skopil, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on March 20, 1987, and received commission on March 23, 1987. Assumed senior status on May 19, 1997.
Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, 1976-1984
Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review, 2001-2008; presiding judge, 2005-2008
University of Portland, A.B., 1950
Notre Dame Law School, LL.B., 1953
Private practice, Eugene, Oregon, 1953-1954
Deputy district attorney, Lane County, Oregon, 1954-1957
Judge, Oregon District Court, Lane County, 1957-1961
Judge, Oregon Circuit Court, Lane County, 1961-1976
Justice pro tem, Supreme Court of Oregon, 1974