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Name Nelson, Dorothy Wright
City Pasadena
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Nelson, Dorothy Wright
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Nelson, Dorothy Wright
Born 1928 in San Pedro, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 28, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 1979, and received commission on December 20, 1979. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1995.

Education:
University of California, Los Angeles, A.B., 1950
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1953
University of Southern California Law School, LL.M., 1956

Professional Career:
Research associate fellow, University of Southern California Law School, 1953-1956
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1954-1957
Faculty, University of Southern California Law School, 1957-1980; instructor, 1957-1958; assistant professor, 1958-1961; associate professor, 1961-1967; associate dean, 1965-1967; interim dean, 1967-1969; professor, 1967-1980; dean, 1969-1980
Adjunct professor of law, University of Southern California Law School, 1980-
Oral History
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compress summary

Case(s) CJ-CA-0015 : Hazle v. Crofoot
CJ-WA-0001 : Farrakhan v. Gregoire
ED-CA-0006 : Renee v. Duncan
EE-CA-0295 : Latin American Law Enforcement Associationn v. City of Los Angeles
EE-CA-0315 : Spink v. Lockheed Corp.
IM-CA-0002 : Flores v. Reno
IM-CA-0008 : Zambrano v. INS
IM-CA-0022 : American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee v. Ashcroft
IM-MP-0001 : Pangilinan v. Castro
IM-WA-0013 : Int'l Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union v. Meese
MH-ID-0002 : Jeff D. v. Kempthorne
NS-CA-0009 : Ibrahim v. Department of Homeland Security
PB-CA-0009 : Hale v. Belshe
PB-CA-0024 : National Association of Chain Drug Stores v. Schwarzenegger
PC-CA-0001 : Armstrong v. Schwarzenegger
PC-CA-0004 : Gates v. Deukmejian
PC-CA-0016 : Mayweathers v. Newland
PC-CA-0027 : Harris v. McCarthy
PC-CA-0041 : Johnson v. California
PC-NV-0012 : Chandler v. Koon
PN-NV-0001 : Conn v. City of Reno


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