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Name Letts, John Spencer
City Los Angeles
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:

Letts, J[ohn] Spencer
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Letts, J[ohn] Spencer
Born December 19, 1934, in St. Louis, MO
Died November 10, 2014, in Torrance, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on November 7, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1985, and received commission on December 17, 1985. Assumed senior status on December 19, 2000. Service terminated on November 10, 2014, due to death.

Education:
Yale University, B.A., 1956
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1960

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve captain, 1956-1965
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1960-1966
Vice president/general counsel, Teledyne, Inc., Los Angeles, California, 1966-1973, 1975-1978
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1973-1975, 1978-1985

compress summary

Case(s) EE-CA-0284 : USA v. City of Fullerton
EE-CA-0287 : United States v. Orange County Sheriff


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