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Name Collins, Daniel Paul
City Los Angeles
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Attorney
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1963 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1963 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on February 6, 2019, to a seat vacated by Harry Pregerson. Confirmed by the Senate on May 21, 2019, and received commission on May 22, 2019.

Education:
Harvard College, A.B., 1985
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1988

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Dorothy W. Nelson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1988-1989
Attorney-advisor, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice, 1989-1991
Law clerk, Hon. Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States, 1991-1992
Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1992-1996
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1996-2001, 2003-2019
Adjunct professor, Loyola Law School, 1997, 1998, 2017, 2018
Associate deputy attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 2001-2003

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, November 13, 2018; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) FA-CA-0015 : South Bay United Pentecostal Church v. Newsom
FH-CA-0028 : Oakland v. Wells Fargo
IM-CA-0161 : Roman v. Wolf
NS-CA-0007 : Mohamed v. Jeppesen Dataplan, Inc.
PR-AZ-0001 : United States v. Arpaio
PR-CA-0004 : Sierra Club v. Trump
VR-AZ-0054 : Arizonans for Fair Elections v. Hobbs

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