University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Name Rymer, Pamela Ann
City Pasadena
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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

Rymer, Pamela Ann
Born January 6, 1941, in Knoxville, TN
Died September 21, 2011, in Los Angeles, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on January 31, 1983, to a seat vacated by William P. Gray. Confirmed by the Senate on February 23, 1983, and received commission on February 24, 1983. Service terminated on May 23, 1989, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on February 28, 1989, to a seat vacated by Anthony Mcleod Kennedy. Confirmed by the Senate on May 18, 1989, and received commission on May 22, 1989. Service terminated on September 21, 2011, due to death.

Vassar College, A.B., 1961
Stanford Law School, LL.B., 1964

Professional Career:
Director, Political Research and Analysis, Goldwater for President Committee, 1964
Vice president, Rus Walton and Associates, Los Altos, California, 1965-1966
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1966-1983
Member and chairman, California Post-Secondary Education Commission, 1974-1984

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, April 26, 1988; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-WA-0001 : Farrakhan v. Gregoire
CW-CA-0002 : California Alliance of Child and Family Services v. Allenby
EE-AZ-0013 : EEOC v. American Home Furnishings, Inc.
EE-AZ-0127 : Rudebusch v. State of Arizona
EE-CA-0296 : Bates v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
EE-CA-0303 : Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
EE-CA-0340 : Hulteen v. AT&T Corporation
IM-CA-0002 : Flores v. Reno
IM-CA-0046 : Serquina v. United States
IM-CA-0059 : Costello v. Chertoff
IM-WA-0008 : Gorbach v. Reno
IM-WA-0016 : Ruiz-Diaz v. United States
JC-AZ-0008 : Graves v. Arpaio
JC-CA-0009 : Stone v. City and County of San Francisco
JC-CA-0040 : Way v. Ventura County
JC-CA-0098 : Wooden v. County of Shasta
MH-ID-0001 : Cornett v. Donovan
PC-AZ-0007 : Taylor v. Arizona
PC-AZ-0011 : Gluth v. Arizona Department of Corrections
PC-CA-0004 : Gates v. Deukmejian
PC-CA-0030 : Dohner v. McCarthy
PC-OR-0003 : Morrison v. Hall
PC-OR-0004 : Prison Legal News v. Cook
PC-OR-0007 : Prison Legal News v. Schumacher
PN-CA-0002 : U.S. v. City of Los Angeles

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