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Name Thompson, Anne Elise
City Trenton
State NJ
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:

Thompson, Anne Elise
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Thompson, Anne Elise
Born 1934 in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 28, 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, 1994-2001. Assumed senior status on June 1, 2001.

Education:
Howard University, B.A., 1955
Temple University, M.A., 1957
Howard University School of Law, LL.B., 1964

Professional Career:
Attorney, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, Chicago, Illinois, 1964-1965
Grant writer, United Progress, Incorporated, 1966-1967
Assistant deputy public defender for Mercer-Somerset-Hunterdon region, Trenton, New Jersey, 1967-1970
Municipal prosecutor, Lawrence Township, Lawrenceville, New Jersey, 1970-1972
Judge, Trenton [New Jersey] Municipal Court, 1972-1975
Prosecutor, Mercer County, New Jersey, 1975-1979

compress summary

Case(s) JC-NJ-0017 : Roderique v. Kovac
PB-NJ-0004 : Disability Rights New Jersey v. Velez
PB-NJ-0007 : Disability Rights New Jersey v. Velez
PC-NJ-0001 : D.M. v. Terhune
PC-NJ-0003 : Pack v. Beyer
PC-NJ-0004 : Roe v. Fauver
PC-NJ-0011 : Long v. Beyer
PC-NJ-0020 : Thompson v. Ricci


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