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Encyclopedia > Richard Tallman

Judge Richard Tallman is a judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. A judge or justice is an official who presides over a court. ... The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts: District of Alaska District of Arizona Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California District of Hawaii District of Idaho District of Montana District of...


Tallman received his Bachelors degree from the University of Santa Clara and his Juris Doctor from Northwestern University School of Law, where he served as the executive director of the law review. After serving as a law clerk for Judge Morell E. Sharp of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, Tallman worked as a trial lawyer for the Department of Justice and as an assistant United States Attorney in Seattle, Washington. From 1983 until his appointment to the Ninth Circuit in 2000, Tallman was an attorney in private practice in Seattle, Washington. A bachelors degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course that generally lasts three or four years. ... Juris Doctor (Latin for Teacher of Law) or J.D. is a degree in law offered by universities in a number of countries. ... Northwestern University is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian research university, located in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, U.S.. Northwesterns main campus is a 240-acre (970,000 m²) parcel in Evanston, along the shore of Lake Michigan. ... The Northwestern University School of Law is a private American law school in Chicago, Illinois. ... A law review is a scholarly journal focusing on legal issues, normally published by an organization of students at a law school or through a bar association. ... In the United States, a law clerk is a person who assists a judge in researching issues before the court and in writing opinions. ... The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction comprises the following counties: Clallam, Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Thurston, Wahkiakum, and Whatcom. ... DOJ headquarters in Washington, D.C. Justice Department redirects here. ... United States Attorneys represent the U.S. federal government in United States district court. ... Nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County King Incorporated December 2 1869 Mayor Greg Nickels (D) Area    - City 369. ...


Judge Tallman is on the record as supporting a split of the Ninth Circuit due to the backlog of cases.


External links

  • Media release on Judge Tallman's appointment to the Ninth Circuit
  • News story about Judge Tallman

 
 

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