Mary Murphy Schroeder

Personal

Birthday: 
1940
Birthplace: 
Boulder, CO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Trial attorney, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1965-1969
Law clerk, Hon. Jesse A. Udall, Arizona Supreme Court, 1969-1970
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1971-1975
Visiting instructor, Arizona State University Law School, 1975-1976, 1978
Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One, 1975-1979
Lecturer, Duke University, 1995

Education

Name of School: 
Swarthmore College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1962
Name of School - Second: 

University of Chicago Law School

The University of Chicago Law School occupies a unique niche among this country's premier law schools. Located on a residential campus in one of America 's great cities, Chicago offers a rigorous and interdisciplinary professional education that blends the study of law with the humanities, the social sciences, and the natural sciences. Students, faculty, and staff form a small, tightly knit community devoted to the life of the mind. Learning is participatory. Chicago does not seek to impose a single viewpoint or style of thought on its students. Instead, our faculty exposes students to contrasting views, confident in students' abilities to choose their own paths.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1965

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/26/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/2011
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