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Name Drozd, Dale Alan
City Sacramento
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1955 in Long Beach, 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 1955 in Long Beach, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 7, 2015, to a seat vacated by Anthony W. Ishii. Confirmed by the Senate on October 5, 2015, and received commission on November 2, 2015.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, 1997-2015; chief magistrate judge, 2011-2015

Education:
San Diego State University, B.A., 1977
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Lawrence K. Karlton, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1980-1982
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1982-1985
Private practice, Sacramento, California, 1986-1997

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, November 12, 2014; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) CJ-CA-0008 : L.H. v. Schwarzennegger
CW-CA-0004 : Mark A. v. Wilson
FA-CA-0004 : Freedom from Religion Foundation v. Geithner
FH-CA-0008 : Robidoux v. Rosengren
JC-CA-0065 : Prison Legal News v. County of Sacramento
PC-CA-0044 : Jesus Christ Christian Ministry v. CDCR
PC-CA-0059 : Hecker v. CDCR

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