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Name Tashima, Atsushi Wallace
City Pasadena
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race Asian-American
Gender M
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Tashima, Atsushi Wallace
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Tashima, Atsushi Wallace
Born 1934 in Santa Maria, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 9, 1980, to a seat vacated by Warren J. Ferguson. Confirmed by the Senate on June 26, 1980, and received commission on June 30, 1980. Service terminated on January 8, 1996, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 6, 1995, to a seat vacated by Arthur Lawrence Alarcon. Confirmed by the Senate on January 2, 1996, and received commission on January 4, 1996. Assumed senior status on June 30, 2004.

University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1958
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1961

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps sergeant, 1953-1956
Deputy attorney general, State of California, 1961-1967
Amstar Corporation, 1968-1977; attorney, Spreckels Sugar Division, 1968-1972; general attorney and vice president, 1972-1977
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1977-1980

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-CA-0002 : Hawkins v Compartet-Cassani
CJ-CA-0011 : California First Amendment Coalition v. California Department of Correction
CW-AZ-0001 : J.K. v. Eden
CW-CA-0005 : Katie A. v. Bonta
ED-CA-0008 : Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action v. Brown
EE-CA-0313 : Association of Mexican-American Educators v. State of California
EE-WA-0119 : Williams v. Boeing Co.
FA-WA-0001 : Doe v. Reed
IM-CA-0002 : Flores v. Reno [later Meese, Johnson, Kelly, Sessions]
IM-WA-0002 : Ali v. Ashcroft
JC-CA-0035 : Fuller v. M.G. Jewelry
JC-OR-0006 : Jordan v. Multnomah County
NS-OR-0001 : Latif v. Holder
PC-AZ-0007 : Taylor v. Arizona
PC-AZ-0012 : Whitmire v. State of Arizona
PC-CA-0001 : Armstrong v. Schwarzenegger
PC-CA-0002 : Coleman v. Brown
PC-CA-0014 : Ashker v. California Department of Corrections
PC-CA-0017 : Madrid v. Gomez
PC-CA-0018 : Plata v. Brown
PC-CA-0045 : Warsoldier v. Woodford
PC-CA-0063 : Johnson v. Woodford
PN-ID-0001 : Ashcroft v. Al-Kidd

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