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Name Scirica, Anthony Joseph
City Philadelphia
State PA
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:

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

Scirica, Anthony Joseph
Born 1940 in Norristown, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on June 19, 1984, to a seat vacated by John B. Hannum. Confirmed by the Senate on September 17, 1984, and received commission on September 18, 1984. Service terminated on September 11, 1987, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on June 26, 1987, to a seat vacated by Ruggero John Aldisert. Confirmed by the Senate on August 5, 1987, and received commission on August 6, 1987. Served as chief judge, 2003-2010. Assumed senior status on July 1, 2013.

Education:
Wesleyan University, B.A., 1962
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1965

Professional Career:
Fulbright scholar, Central University, Caracas, Venezuela, 1966
Private practice, Norristown, Pennsylvania, 1966-1980
Assistant district attorney, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1967-1969
State representative, Pennsylvania, 1971-1979
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County [Pennsylvania], 1980-1984
Senior fellow, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2013-

compress summary

Case(s) DR-PA-0001 : Disabled in Action of Pennsylvania v. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
EE-NJ-0114 : United States and Taxman v. Piscataway Township
EE-PA-0231 : Hohider v. UPS
IM-PA-0005 : Yang v. Reno
JC-PA-0005 : Inmates of the Allegheny County Jail v. Wecht
NS-CA-0011 : In re National Security Agency Telecommunications Records Litigation
PC-DE-0005 : Hearn v. Redman
PC-PA-0005 : Imprisoned Citizens Union v. Shapp


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