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Name Taylor, Anna Katherine Johnston Diggs
City Detroit
State MI
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Taylor, Anna Katherine Johnston Diggs
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Taylor, Anna Katherine Johnston Diggs
Born 1932 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 17, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1996-1998. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1998.

Education:
Barnard College, B.A., 1954
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1957

Professional Career:
Attorney, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, 1957-1960
Assistant prosecutor, Wayne County, Michigan, 1961-1962
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, 1966
Legislative assistant and Detroit office manager, U.S. Rep. Charles C. Diggs, Jr., Michigan, 1967-70
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1970-1975
Adjunct professor, Wayne State University School of Labor and Industrial Relations, 1972-1975
Supervising assistant corporation counsel, Detroit, Michigan, 1975-1979
Adjunct professor, Wayne State University Law School, 1976-1977

compress summary

Case(s) IM-MI-0001 : Ramirez v. Webb
NS-MI-0002 : ACLU v. NSA
PC-KY-0007 : Kendrick v. Bland
PC-MI-0028 : Cobbs v. Pramstaller
PC-TN-0011 : Pickle v. Harris


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