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Name Young, Roderick Charles
State VA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 28, 2021:

Born 1966 in Petersburg, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 28, 2021:

Born 1966 in Petersburg, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on May 21, 2020, to a seat vacated by Rebecca Beach Smith. Confirmed by the Senate on September 24, 2020, and received commission on September 29, 2020.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2014-2020

Education:
George Mason University, B.A., 1989
George Mason University, M.A., 1994
West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 1994

Professional Career:

Assistant public defender, Portsmouth, Virginia, 1996-1998
Assistant commonwealth's attorney, Richmond, Virginia, 1998-2002; senior assistant commonwealth's attorney, 2000-2002
Special assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 2001-2002
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Virginia, 2002-2014; deputy criminal supervisor, 2012-2014
Adjunct professor, William & Mary Law School, 2018-


compress summary

Case(s) VR-VA-0073 : Libertarian Party v. Virginia State Board of Elections

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