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Name Ware, James
City San Jose
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Ware, James
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Ware, James
Born 1946 in Birmingham, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on August 3, 1990, to a seat vacated by Robert F. Peckham. Confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1990, and received commission on October 1, 1990. Served as chief judge, 2010-2012. Service terminated on August 31, 2012, due to retirement.

Education:
California Lutheran University, B.A., 1969
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve second lieutenant, 1972
U.S. Army, Military Police, 1973
U.S. Army Reserve captain, Military Police, 1973-1986
Private practice, Palo Alto, California, 1972-1988
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, 1988-1990

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, June 27, 1997; nomination withdrawn by president, November 7, 1997

compress summary

Case(s) DR-CA-0001 : Ridgeway v. TW Services/Denny's, U.S. v. TW Services, and
IM-CA-0040 : Pearl Meadows Mushroom Farm, Inc. v. Nelson
NS-CA-0007 : Mohamed v. Jeppesen Dataplan, Inc.
PB-CA-0029 : Hollingsworth v. Perry


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