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Name Christen, Morgan
City Anchorage
State AK
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1961 in Chehalis, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1961 in Chehalis, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 18, 2011, to a seat vacated by Andrew Jay Kleinfeld. Confirmed by the Senate on December 15, 2011, and received commission on January 11, 2012.

Education:
University of Washington, B.A., 1983
Golden Gate University School of Law, J.D., 1986

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Brian Shortell, Alaska Superior Court, 1986-1987
Private practice, Anchorage, Alaska, 1987-2002
Judge, Alaska Superior Court, 2002-2009; presiding judge, 2005-2009
Justice, Alaska Supreme Court, 2009-2011


compress summary

Case(s) CJ-CA-0013 : Farrow v. Lipetzky
FA-CA-0009 : Fitzgerald v. County of Orange
IM-AZ-0019 : Arizona Dream Act Coalition v. Brewer
NS-CA-0014 : In re: National Security Letter, Under Seal v. Holder (Sealed)
PB-CA-0016 : Independent Living Center of Southern California v. Maxwell-Jolly
PB-CA-0056 : National Urban League v. Ross
PN-CA-0010 : Allen v. City of Oakland
PN-OR-0003 : Index Newspapers LLC v. City of Portland
VR-AK-0014 : Disability Law Center of Alaska v. Meyer
VR-AZ-0057 : Arizona Democratic Party v. Hobbs

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