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Name Collins, Audrey B.
City Los Angeles
State CA
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:

Collins, Audrey B.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Collins, Audrey B.
Born 1945 in Chester, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 27, 1994, to a seat vacated by Robert C. Bonner. Confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1994, and received commission on May 9, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2009-2012. Service terminated on August 1, 2014, due to retirement.

Education:
Howard University, B.A., 1967
American University, M.A., 1969
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Assistant attorney, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, California, 1977
Deputy district attorney, Los Angeles County, California, 1978-1994; head deputy, Torrance Branch Office, 1987-1988; assistant director, Bureaus of Central and Special Operations, 1988-1992; assistant district attorney, 1992-1994
Deputy general counsel, Office of the Special Advisor to the Los Angeles [California] Police Department Board of Commissioners, 1992
Associate justice, California Court of Appeal, Second District, 2014-

compress summary

Case(s) ED-CA-0014 : Cruz v. Alhambra School District
EE-CA-0182 : EEOC v. REGAL ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
FH-CA-0010 : Payares v. J.P. Morgan Chase
IM-CA-0016 : Ruiz v. Chertoff
JC-CA-0046 : Pierce v. Orange County
JC-CA-0054 : Stewart v. Gates
MH-CA-0004 : U.S. v. California


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