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Name Walker, Vaughn R.
City San Francisco
State CA
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:

Walker, Vaughn R.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Walker, Vaughn R.
Born 1944 in Watseka, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on September 7, 1989, to a seat vacated by Spencer M. Williams. Confirmed by the Senate on November 22, 1989, and received commission on November 27, 1989. Served as chief judge, 2004-2010. Service terminated on February 28, 2011, due to retirement.

Education:
University of Michigan, A.B., 1966
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1970

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Robert J. Kelleher, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1971-1972
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1972-1990

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, December 18, 1987; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, February 28, 1989; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-CA-0011 : California First Amendment Coalition v. California Department of Correction
EE-CA-0303 : Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
EE-CA-0337 : Norman-Bloodsaw v. Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
NS-CA-0002 : Jewel v. National Security Agency
NS-CA-0004 : Hepting v. AT&T
NS-CA-0005 : Center for Constitutional Rights v. Obama
NS-CA-0006 : Shubert v. Obama
NS-CA-0008 : Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation v. Bush
NS-CA-0011 : In re National Security Agency Telecommunications Records Litigation
PB-CA-0009 : Hale v. Belshe
PB-CA-0029 : Hollingsworth v. Perry
PC-CA-0022 : Rhinehard v. Rowland


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