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Name Karlton, Lawrence K.
City Sacramento
State CA
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:

Karlton, Lawrence K.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Karlton, Lawrence K.
Born May 28, 1935, in Brooklyn, NY
Died July 11, 2015, in Sacramento, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 5, 1979, to a seat vacated by Thomas J. MacBride. Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1979, and received commission on July 24, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1983-1990. Assumed senior status on May 28, 2000. Service terminated on July 11, 2015, due to death.

Education:
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1958

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1958-1960
Civilian legal officer, Sacramento [California] Army Depot, 1960-1962
Private practice, Sacramento, California, 1962-1976
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento, 1976-1979

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-CA-0008 : L.H. v. Schwarzennegger
CJ-CA-0014 : Gilman v. Brown
CW-CA-0004 : Mark A. v. Wilson
EE-CA-0292 : Brown v. Sacramento Regional Transit District
FH-CA-0008 : Robidoux v. Rosengren
FH-CA-0024 : Price v. City of Stockton
IM-CA-0011 : Catholic Social Services v. Ashcroft
JC-CA-0076 : Doty v. County of Lassen
JC-CA-0081 : Harris v. County of Placer
PC-CA-0001 : Armstrong v. Schwarzenegger
PC-CA-0002 : Coleman v. Brown
PC-CA-0004 : Gates v. Deukmejian
PC-CA-0013 : U.S. v. California
PC-CA-0016 : Mayweathers v. Newland
PC-CA-0018 : Plata v. Brown
PC-CA-0033 : Perez v. Tilton
PC-CA-0052 : Valdivia v. Davis
PC-CA-0057 : Plata v. Brown / Coleman v. Brown Three-Judge Court
PC-CA-0059 : Hecker v. CDCR
PC-CA-0066 : Rouser v. White


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