Friday, July 31, 2015

9th Cir. Judge to move chambers to San Jose

Today's DJ profiles Judge Michelle Friedland and notes that "Next year she plans to move her chambers to the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in San Jose, .... Architectural planning is under way to convert part of the law library into new quarters for her."
The article emphasizes her 'youth' (43) and "dazzling career" from Stanford Law School to the 9th Circuit in 14 years, via Justice O'Connor and Munger Tolles.
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Going places fast!
"Obama has nominated nearly one-fourth of the active judges on the 29-member 9th Circuit. The bench currently has 69 percent of its members appointed by Democrats, the highest percentage of all circuits."
Also of note, today's Recorder reports: State Justices Revive Depublication Debate