University of Michigan Law School
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Name Boasberg, James Emanuel
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1963 in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1963 in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Thomas F. Hogan. Confirmed by the Senate on March 14, 2011, and received commission on March 17, 2011.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 2002-2011
Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 2014-present

Education:
Yale College, B.A., 1985
University of Oxford, M.St., 1986
Yale Law School, J.D., 1990

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Dorothy W. Nelson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1990-1991
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1991-1994
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1995-1996
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1996-2002

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, June 17, 2010; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) FA-DC-0003 : Belmont Abbey College v. Sebelius [I]
IM-DC-0017 : American Immigration Council v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
IM-DC-0018 : American Immigration Council v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
IM-DC-0022 : L-R v. Johnson
IM-DC-0024 : RAICES v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
NS-DC-0070 : In re Application of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for an Order Requiring the Production of Tangible Things from [redacted], FISA Docket BR 15-24
NS-DC-0077 : Competitive Enterprises Institute v. US National Security Agency
NS-DC-0098 : Electronic Privacy Information Center v. Department of Homeland Security
NS-DC-0115 : James Madison Project (Daily Beast) v. Department of Homeland Security

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