Judith W. Rogers : biography
Judith Ann Wilson Rogers (born 1939, New York City) is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton to replace current Associate Justice Clarence Thomas. She joined the circuit in 1994.
She received an A.B. from Radcliffe College in 1961, J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1964 and an LL.M. from the University of Virginia in 1988. She clerked on the Juvenile Court of the District of Columbia and then worked as an assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia for three years.
She worked in various legal jobs for the federal government and city of Washington, D.C. throughout the 1970s, including as a special assistant for legislation in the Office of the Mayor, primarily under Walter Washington, from 1974-1979. She then worked as the corporation counsel to the city from 1979-1983.
She was a judge on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals from 1983–1988 and was its chief judge from 1988-1994.
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