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Name Zobel, Rya Weickert
City Boston
State MA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Zobel, Rya Weickert
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Zobel, Rya Weickert
Born 1931 in Zwickau, Germany

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on January 25, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on March 21, 1979, and received commission on March 23, 1979. Assumed senior status on April 1, 2014.

Education:
Radcliffe College, A.B., 1953
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1956

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. George C. Sweeney, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1956-1966
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1967-1979
Director, Federal Judicial Center, 1995-1999
Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) FH-MA-0002 : Barrett v. H&R Block, Inc.
JC-MA-0003 : Perry v. Fair
MH-MA-0004 : King v. Greenblatt
PC-MA-0007 : Pearson v. Fair
PC-MA-0010 : Langton v. Hogan
PC-MA-0021 : Bonitz v. Fair
PC-MA-0022 : Cepulonis v. Fair
PC-MA-0036 : Nunes v. UMass Correctional Health


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