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Name Debevoise, Dickinson Richards
City Newark
State NJ
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:

Debevoise, Dickinson Richards
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Debevoise, Dickinson Richards
Born April 23, 1924, in Orange, NJ
Died August 14, 2015, in Summit, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 28, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Assumed senior status on May 1, 1994. Service terminated on August 14, 2015, due to death.

Education:
Williams College, B.A., 1948
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1951

Professional Career:
U.S. Army sergeant, 1943-1945
U.S. Army lieutenant, 1951-1953
Law clerk, Hon. Phillip Forman, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1952-1953
Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1953-1979

compress summary

Case(s) IM-NJ-0003 : Brown v. Esmor Correctional Services, Inc.
IM-NJ-0006 : Jama v. United States Immigration and Natural Service
JI-NJ-0002 : U.S. v. Essex County
PC-NJ-0008 : Denike v. Fauver
PC-NJ-0012 : Calloway v. Fauver
PC-NJ-0022 : Riley v. Brown


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