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Name Leighton, Ronald B.
City Tacoma
State WA
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:

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

Leighton, Ronald B.
Born 1951 in Stockton, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 23, 2002, to a seat vacated by Robert J. Bryan. Confirmed by the Senate on November 14, 2002, and received commission on November 26, 2002.

Education:
Whitworth College, B.A., 1973
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Private practice, Tacoma, Washington, 1976-2002

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, April 30, 1992; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) ED-CA-0014 : Cruz v. Alhambra School District
JC-WA-0002 : Orndorff v. Jefferson County
PB-WA-0005 : Allen v. Western State Hospital
PN-CA-0017 : Trujillo v. City of Ontario


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