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Name Wanger, Oliver Winston
City Fresno
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:

Wanger, Oliver Winston
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Wanger, Oliver Winston
Born 1940 in Los Angeles, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on January 8, 1991, to a seat vacated by Milton Lewis Schwartz. Confirmed by the Senate on March 21, 1991, and received commission on March 25, 1991. Assumed senior status on May 31, 2006. Service terminated on October 1, 2011, due to retirement.

Education:
University of Southern California, B.S., 1963
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, LL.B., 1966

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve sergeant, 1960-1967
Deputy district attorney, Fresno County, California, 1967-1969
Adjunct professor, Humphrey College of Law, 1968-1969
Private practice, Fresno, California, 1969-1991, 2011-
Adjunct professor, San Joaquin College of Law, Fresno, California, 1970-1991; dean, 1980-1983
City attorney, Mendota, California, 1975-1980
Judge pro tem, Superior Court of California, County of Fresno, 1988
Settlement conference judge pro tem, Superior Court of California, County of Fresno, 1989

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, September 21, 1990; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) ED-CA-0012 : Gay-Straight Alliance Network v. Visalia Unified Sch. Dist.
EE-CA-0045 : EEOC v. California Psychiatric Transitions, Inc.
EE-CA-0119 : EEOC v. Kovacevich 5 Farms
EE-CA-0248 : EEOC v. UNCLE HARRY'S NEW YORK BAGELRY LLC
IM-CA-0015 : Rivera v. NIBCO, Inc., et al
IM-CA-0025 : Hernandez v. Balakian
PB-CA-0005 : Kincaid v. City of Fresno
SD-CA-0007 : U.S v. Bakersfield City School District


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