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Name Norris, William Albert
City Los Angeles
State CA
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 August 30, 1927, in Turtle Creek, PA
Died January 21, 2017

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born August 30, 1927, in Turtle Creek, PA
Died January 21, 2017

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on February 27, 1980, to a seat vacated by Walter Raleigh Ely, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1980, and received commission on June 18, 1980. Assumed senior status on July 7, 1994. Service terminated on October 24, 1997, due to retirement.

Education:
Princeton University, B.A., 1951
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1954

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy, 1945-1947
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1954-1955
Law clerk, Hon. William O. Douglas, Supreme Court of the United States, 1955-1956
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1956-1980


compress summary

Case(s) ID-OR-0001 : U.S. v. Oregon
IM-AZ-0003 : Production Farm Management v. Brock
IM-CA-0002 : Flores v. Reno [later Meese, Johnson, Kelly, Sessions]
IM-CA-0042 : National Center for Immigrants' Rights, Inc. v. Immigration and Naturalization Service

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