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Name Williams, Ann Claire
City Chicago
State IL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender F
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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

Williams, Anne Claire
Born 1949 in Detroit, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on March 13, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1985, and received commission on April 4, 1985. Service terminated on November 17, 1999, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 5, 1999, to a seat vacated by Walter J. Cummings, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on November 10, 1999, and received commission on November 15, 1999.

Wayne State University, B.S., 1970
University of Michigan, M.A., 1972
Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Robert A. Sprecher, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 1975-1976
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1976-1985; deputy chief, Criminal Receiving and Appellate Division, 1980-1983; chief, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force, Northern Central Region, 1983-1985
Adjunct professor and lecturer, Northwestern University Law School, 1979-
Adjunct professor and lecturer, John Marshall Law School, 1979-

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, October 5, 1984; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) CW-IL-0006 : Aristotle v. McDonald
ED-WI-0001 : Jamie S. v. Milwaukee Public Schools
EE-IL-0271 : Jones v. R.R. Donnelley & Sons
EE-IL-0276 : Tice v. American Airlines Inc.
EE-IL-0278 : Karraker v. Rent-A-Center Inc.
EE-IL-0295 : Massey v. Zema Systems Corp.
EE-IL-0298 : Bennett v. Schmidt
EE-IL-0317 : Biondo v. City of Chicago (Chicago Firefighters vs. City of Chicago)
EE-IL-0323 : Holley v. Pansophic Systems Inc.
FA-IL-0013 : Wheaton College v. Sebelius
FH-IL-0004 : A.B. & S. Auto Serv. v. South Shore Bank
FH-IL-0007 : United States v. The Northern Trust Company
PB-IL-0002 : Bruggeman v. Blagojevich
PB-IL-0004 : Ligas v. Maram
PB-IN-0005 : Baskin v. Bogan
PB-IN-0006 : Fujii v. Governor, State of Indiana
PB-IN-0008 : Lee v. Pence
PB-WI-0002 : Wolf v. Walker
PC-IL-0007 : Shango v. Jurich
PC-IL-0011 : Bolden v. Zernicke
PC-IL-0036 : Calvin R. v. Peters
PC-IN-0021 : Lacy v. Butts
PC-WI-0002 : Gonzalez v. Litscher
PC-WI-0007 : Freedom from Religion Foundation v. Gonzales
PN-IL-0007 : Alliance to End Repression v. City of Chicago
PN-IL-0009 : Lopez v. City of Chicago

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