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Name Oberdorfer, Louis Falk
City Washington
State DC
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:

Oberdorfer, Louis Falk
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Oberdorfer, Louis Falk
Born February 21, 1919, in Birmingham, AL
Died February 21, 2013, in McLean, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 16, 1977, to a seat vacated by William B. Jones. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1977, and received commission on October 11, 1977. Assumed senior status on July 31, 1992. Service terminated on February 21, 2013, due to death.

Education:
Dartmouth College, A.B., 1939
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1946

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1941-1946
Law clerk, Hon. Hugo Black, Supreme Court of the United States, 1946-1947
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1947-1961, 1965-1977
Assistant attorney general, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1961-1965
Research Collections
Oral History

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Case(s) IM-DC-0009 : Blackie's House of Beef v. Castillo
PC-DC-0006 : Jane Doe v. District of Columbia


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