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Name Jenkins, Bruce Sterling
City Salt Lake City
State UT
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:

Jenkins, Bruce Sterling
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Jenkins, Bruce Sterling
Born 1927 in Salt Lake City, UT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Utah
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 28, 1978, to a seat vacated by Willis W. Ritter. Confirmed by the Senate on September 20, 1978, and received commission on September 22, 1978. Served as chief judge, 1984-1993. Assumed senior status on September 30, 1994.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, District of Utah, 1973-1978

Education:
University of Utah, B.A., 1949
University of Utah College of Law, LL.B., 1952

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy, 1945-1946
Private practice, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1952-1965
Assistant attorney general, State of Utah, 1952
Deputy county attorney, Salt Lake County, Utah, 1954-1958
Referee in bankruptcy, District of Utah, 1965-1973
State senator, Utah, 1959-1965
Adjunct professor, University of Utah, 1987-1988

compress summary

Case(s) JC-UT-0003 : Regan v. Salt Lake County
PC-UT-0003 : Henry v. Deland
SD-UT-0001 : Meyers and The Navajo Nation v. The United States of America


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