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Name Rothstein, Barbara Jacobs
City Seattle
State WA
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:

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

Rothstein, Barbara Jacobs
Born 1939 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on December 3, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on February 20, 1980, and received commission on February 20, 1980. Served as chief judge, 1987-1994. Assumed senior status on September 1, 2011.

Education:
Cornell University, B.A., 1960
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1966

Professional Career:
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1966-1968
Assistant attorney general and chief trial attorney, Consumer Protection and Antitrust Division, State of Washington, 1968-1977
Adjunct professor, University of Washington Law School, 1975-1977
Judge, Superior Court of the State of Washington, King County, 1977-1980
Director, Federal Judicial Center, 2003-2011

compress summary

Case(s) EE-DC-0032 : Taylor v. D.C. Water & Sewer Authority
EE-DC-0071 : Bush v. Ruth's Chris Steak House
IM-WA-0008 : Gorbach v. Reno
IM-WA-0009 : Immigrant Assistance Project of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor (AFL-CIO) v. INS
IM-WA-0011 : Nicacio v. U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service
IM-WA-0013 : Int'l Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union v. Meese
PC-DC-0023 : Aref v. Holder
PC-WA-0003 : Duffy v. Riveland
PC-WA-0006 : Wright v. Ducharme
SD-WA-0001 : Parents Involved In Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1 et al.


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