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Name Barker, Sarah Evans
City Indianapolis
State IN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Barker, Sarah Evans
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Barker, Sarah Evans
Born 1943 in Mishawaka, IN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 14, 1984, to a seat vacated by Cale J. Holder. Confirmed by the Senate on March 13, 1984, and received commission on March 14, 1984. Served as chief judge, 1994-2000. Assumed senior status on June 30, 2014.

Indiana University, B.S., 1965
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Legislative assistant, U.S. Rep. Gilbert Gude, Maryland, 1969
Legislative assistant, U.S. Sen. Charles H. Percy, Illinois, 1969-1971
Special counsel to U.S. Senate Government Operations Committee, permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, 1971-1972
Director of research/director of scheduling and advance, U.S. Sen. Charles H. Percy re-election campaign, 1972
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Indiana, 1972-1976
First assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Indiana, 1976-1977
Private practice, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1977-1981
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Indiana, 1981-1984

compress summary

Case(s) CW-IN-0001 : C.H. v. Payne
EE-IN-0121 : United States of America v. Indiana Department of Transportation
EE-IN-0124 : United States v. Indianapolis
EE-IN-0131 : EEOC v. Bright Petroleum Inc.
FA-IN-0004 : Grote Industries v. Sebelius
IM-IN-0002 : Buquer v. City of Indianapolis
JC-IN-0001 : Marion County Jail Inmates v. Cottey
JC-IN-0011 : Doan v. Watson
JC-IN-0018 : Walker v. Floyd County
JI-IN-0003 : W.C. v. DeBruyn
MH-IN-0001 : United States v. Indiana
PB-IN-0007 : Bowling v. Pence
PC-IN-0003 : French v. Miller

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