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

Cooper, Christopher Reid
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cooper, Christopher Reid
Born 1966 in Mobile, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Royce C. Lamberth. Confirmed by the Senate on March 26, 2014, and received commission on March 28, 2014.

Education:
Yale University, B.A., 1988
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1993

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Abner J. Mikva, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1993-1994
Special assistant to the deputy attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1994-1996
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1996-2010
Private practice, London, United Kingdom, 2010-2014

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, August 1, 2013; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-DC-0001 : Hardy v. DC
FA-DC-0012 : Williams v. Sebelius
FA-DC-0019 : Belmont Abbey College v. Sebelius [II]
FH-DC-0014 : Selden v. Airbnb, Inc.


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