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Brown, Janice Rogers

Born: 1949 AD
Currently alive, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Jurist


1949 - Janice Rogers Brown, born on the 11th of May in Greenville, Alabama. She is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

1974 - She earned her B.A. from California State University, Sacramento.

1977 - Earned her Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the UCLA School of Law.

1977 - 1979 - She was Deputy Legislative Counsel for the Office of Legislative Counsel in California.

1987 - 1989 - She was Deputy Secretary and General Counsel for California's Business, Transportation, and Housing Authority.

1988 - 1989 - A University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law Adjunct Professor.

1990 - 1991 - She briefly entered private practice as an Associate of Nielsen, Merksamer, Parrinello, Mueller & Naylor.

1991 - 1994 - She returned to government as Legal Affairs Secretary for Governor Pete Wilson.

1994 - Wilson appointed her to the California Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District.

2000 - She authored the opinion in Kasler v. Lockyer, upholding the right of the State of California to ban semi-automatic firearms, and of the Attorney General of California to add to the list of prohibited weapons.

2003 - She was nominated by President Bush to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

2004 - She received an LL.M. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.

2005 - The Senate Judiciary Committee again endorsed her and referred her name to the full Senate.


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