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Name Clifton, Richard R.
City Honolulu
State HI
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:

Clifton, Richard R.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Clifton, Richard R.
Born 1950 in Framingham, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by Cynthia Holcomb Hall. Confirmed by the Senate on July 18, 2002, and received commission on July 30, 2002.

Education:
Princeton University, A.B., 1972
Yale Law School, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Herbert Y.C. Choy, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1975-1976
Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1977-2002
Adjunct professor, Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii, 1978-1980, 1983-1989

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, June 22, 2001; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-WA-0001 : Farrakhan v. Gregoire
DR-CA-0051 : Smiley v. California Department of Education
EE-CA-0296 : Bates v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
EE-CA-0302 : Ellis v. Costco
FA-CA-0012 : Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association
PB-WA-0002 : Arc of Washington v. Quasim
PC-CA-0050 : Serra v. Lappin


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