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Name Whaley, Robert H.
City Spokane
State WA
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:

Whaley, Robert H.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Whaley, Robert H.
Born 1943 in Huntington, WV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 24, 1995, to a seat vacated by Justin L. Quackenbush. Confirmed by the Senate on June 30, 1995, and received commission on June 30, 1995. Served as chief judge, 2005-2009. Assumed senior status on July 12, 2009.

Education:
Princeton University, A.B., 1965
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps, 1968
Private practice, Georgia, 1968-1969
Trial attorney, Land and Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1969-1971
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Washington, 1971-1972
Private practice, Spokane, Washington, 1972-1992
Judge, Superior Court of the State of Washington, Spokane County, 1992-1995

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-WA-0001 : Farrakhan v. Gregoire
EE-WA-0118 : Perez-Farias v. Global Horizons, Inc.
IM-CA-0009 : Barahona-Gomez v. Reno
JI-AZ-0002 : Johnson v. Upchurch


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