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Name Browning, James Robert
City San Francisco
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Browning, James Robert
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Browning, James Robert
Born October 1, 1918, in Great Falls, MT
Died May 6, 2012, in Marin County, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by John F. Kennedy on September 6, 1961, to a seat vacated by Walter Lyndon Pope. Confirmed by the Senate on September 14, 1961, and received commission on September 18, 1961. Served as chief judge, 1976-1988. Assumed senior status on September 1, 2000. Service terminated on May 6, 2012, due to death.

Education:
University of Montana School of Law, LL.B., 1941

Professional Career:
Special attorney, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Denver, Colorado, 1941-1943
U.S. Army lieutenant, 1943-1946
Special attorney, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 1946-1948
Chief, Northwest Regional Office, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Seattle, Washington, 1948-1949
Assistant chief, Antitrust Division, General Litigation Section, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 1949-1951
First assistant, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., 1951-1952
Executive assistant, Office of the Attorney General of the United States, 1952-1953
Chief, Executive Office for United States Attorneys, 1953
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1953-1958
Clerk of the court, Supreme Court of the United States, 1958-1961

Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-CA-0002 : Hawkins v Compartet-Cassani
CJ-CA-0011 : California First Amendment Coalition v. California Department of Correction
EE-WA-0130 : Jordan v. Gardner
ID-OR-0001 : U.S. v. Oregon
IM-CA-0005 : Akhtar v. Burzynski
IM-CA-0011 : Catholic Social Services v. Ashcroft
JC-AZ-0008 : Graves v. Arpaio
JC-CA-0102 : Ercoli v. County of Tuolumne
JC-ID-0004 : Giles v. Ackerman
MH-ID-0002 : Jeff D. v. Kempthorne
PC-AZ-0010 : Krug v. Lutz
PC-NV-0010 : Vadar v. Angelone
PC-WA-0004 : Turay v. Seling
PN-CA-0002 : U.S. v. City of Los Angeles


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