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Name Saris, Patti B.
City Boston
State MA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Saris, Patti B.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Saris, Patti B.
Born 1951 in Boston, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Nominated by William J. Clinton on October 27, 1993, to a seat vacated by Walter Jay Skinner. Confirmed by the Senate on November 20, 1993, and received commission on November 24, 1993. Served as chief judge, 2013-present.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1986-1989

Education:
Radcliffe College, B.A., 1973
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Robert Braucher, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 1976-1977
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1977-1979, 1981-1982
Staff counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 1979-1981
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Massachusetts, 1982-1986; chief, Civil Division, 1984-1986
Associate justice, Massachusetts Superior Court, 1989-1993
Chair, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 2010-

compress summary

Case(s) EE-MA-0018 : Bradley v. City of Lynn
EE-MA-0020 : DeLeo v. City of Boston
ID-MA-0001 : Ricci v. Okin
JC-RI-0001 : Roberts v. State of Rhode Island
PC-MA-0032 : Castellini v. Lappin


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