James Ware

Personal

Birthday: 
1946
Birthplace: 
Birmingham, AL
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army Reserve second lieutenant, 1972
U.S. Army, Military Police, 1973
U.S. Army Reserve captain, Military Police, 1973-1986
Private practice, Palo Alto, California, 1972-1988
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, 1988-1990

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, June 27, 1997; nomination withdrawn by president, November 7, 1997

Education

Name of School: 
California Lutheran University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1969
Name of School - Second: 

Stanford University Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1972

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of California
Court Name: 

California Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/1/1990
Termination Date: 
8/31/2012
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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