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Janice Rogers Brown

Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit

Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2005; Confirmed by the Senate on June 8, 2005, and received commission on June 10, 2005.


California State University, B.A., 1974
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1977
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 2004

Professional Career:

Deputy legislative counsel, Legislative Counsel Bureau, State of California, 1977-1979
Deputy attorney general, Attorney General`s Office, California Department of Justice, 1979-1987
Deputy secretary & general counsel, Business, Transportation and Housing Agency, State of California, 1987-1990
Private practice, California, 1990-1991
Legal affairs secretary, Governor Pete Wilson`s Office, 1991-1994
Associate justice, California Court of Appeals for the Third District, 1994-1996
Associate justice, California Supreme Court, 1996-2005
Adjunct professor, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 1998-1999