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Name Fernandez, Ferdinand Francis
City Pasadena
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race Latino
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Fernandez, Ferdinand Francis
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Fernandez, Ferdinand Francis
Born 1937 in Pasadena, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 19, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on October 16, 1985, and received commission on October 17, 1985. Service terminated on May 24, 1989, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on February 28, 1989, to a seat vacated by Warren John Ferguson. Confirmed by the Senate on May 18, 1989, and received commission on May 22, 1989. Assumed senior status on June 1, 2002.

Education:
University of Southern California, B.S., 1958
University of Southern California Law School, J.D., 1962
Harvard Law School, LL.M., 1963

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. William M. Byrne, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1963-1964
Private practice, Pomona, California, 1964-1980
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Bernardino, 1980-1985

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, September 16, 1988; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) EE-CA-0286 : United States v. City of Torrance
EE-CA-0313 : Association of Mexican-American Educators v. State of California
IM-CA-0011 : Catholic Social Services v. Ashcroft
IM-CA-0044 : Ortiz v. Meissner
JC-CA-0034 : Batchelder v. Geary
PB-CA-0027 : California Association of Health Facilities v. Maxwell-Jolly; Development Services Network v. Maxwell-Jolly
PB-CA-0034 : Smelt v. County of Orange
PB-OR-0001 : Miranda B. v. Kulongoski
PB-WA-0002 : Arc of Washington v. Quasim
PC-AZ-0007 : Taylor v. Arizona
PC-HI-0002 : Mujahid v. Sumner
PC-WA-0006 : Wright v. Ducharme
PN-CA-0003 : Thomas v. County of Los Angeles


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