University of Michigan Law School
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Name Vance, Sarah S.
City New Orleans
State LA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1950 in Donaldsonville, LA

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 1950 in Donaldsonville, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 8, 1994, to a seat vacated by Henry A. Mentz, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1994, and received commission on September 29, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2008-2015.

Education:
Louisiana State University, B.A., 1971
Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:

Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1978-1994
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 2003-2007
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2010-2013
Member, U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 2013-present; chair, 2014-present


compress summary

Case(s) FA-LA-0001 : Shanks v. Jefferson Parish
IM-LA-0011 : Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Signal International, LLC
IM-LA-0012 : Achari v. Signal International, LLC
JC-LA-0001 : Cong v. Foti
JC-LA-0026 : Miller v. Foti
MH-LA-0003 : Advocacy Center for the Elderly and Disabled v. Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals
NS-AZ-0001 : ACLU of Arizona v. United States Department of Homeland Security
NS-CA-0024 : ACLU of Hawai'i v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
NS-CA-0025 : ACLU of San Diego v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
NS-CA-0026 : ACLU of Southern California v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
NS-GA-0001 : ACLU of Georgia v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
NS-IL-0004 : ACLU of Illinois, Inc. v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
NS-MI-0005 : ACLU of Michigan v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security
NS-WA-0004 : ACLU of Washington v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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