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Name Chutkan, Tanya Sue
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Chutkan, Tanya Sue
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Chutkan, Tanya Sue
Born 1962 in Kingston, Jamaica

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on June 4, 2014, and received commission on June 5, 2014.

Education:
George Washington University, B.A., 1983
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1987

Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1987-1991, 2002-2014
Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, 1991-2002; staff attorney, 1990-1996, 2000-2002; lead attorney, sex offenses and domestic violence, 1996-1997; lead attorney, homicide, 1997-1999

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, December 19, 2013; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) IM-DC-0019 : American Immigration Council v. United States Department of Homeland Security
NS-DC-0090 : Leopold v. National Security Agency
NS-DC-0091 : Crisman v. Department of Justice
NS-DC-0105 : Associated Press v. Federal Bureau of Investigation
PN-DC-0010 : Pitts v. District of Columbia


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