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Name Robertson, James
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=2026

Robertson, James
Born 1938 in Cleveland, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. ... read more
For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=2026

Robertson, James
Born 1938 in Cleveland, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 14, 1994, to a seat vacated by George H. Revercomb. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2008. Service terminated on June 1, 2010, due to retirement.

Education:
Princeton University, B.A., 1959
George Washington University Law School, LL.B., 1965

Professional Career:
United States Navy lieutenant, 1959-1964
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1965-1969, 1972-1994
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 1969-1972; chief counsel, Jackson, Mississippi, 1969-1970; national director, Washington, D.C., 1970-1972



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

Robertson, James
Born 1938 in Cleveland, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 14, 1994, to a seat vacated by George H. Revercomb. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2008. Service terminated on June 1, 2010, due to retirement.

Education:
Princeton University, B.A., 1959
George Washington University Law School, LL.B., 1965

Professional Career:
United States Navy lieutenant, 1959-1964
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1965-1969, 1972-1994
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 1969-1972; chief counsel, Jackson, Mississippi, 1969-1970; national director, Washington, D.C., 1970-1972

compress summary

Case(s) DR-DC-0001 : American Council of the Blind v. O'Neill
EE-DC-0037 : Thomas v. Baker
EE-DC-0041 : Grant v. Riley
EE-DC-0044 : Contreras v. Ridge
EE-DC-0048 : Hartman v. Albright
FH-DC-0010 : Garcia v. Vilsack
FH-DC-0012 : Love v. Vilsack
IM-DC-0006 : Immigrationportal.com v. Ridge
NS-DC-0049 : In Re Electronic Surveillance and Physical Search of International Terrorist Groups, Their Agents, and Related Targets [Raw Take Order Docket 02-431]
PN-DC-0006 : ACLU v. U.S. Department of Justice


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