Raymond C. Fisher

Personal

Birthday: 
1939
Birthplace: 
Oakland, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. J. Skelly Wright, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1966-1967
Law clerk, Hon. William J. Brennan, Jr., Supreme Court of the United States, 1967-1968
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1968-1997
Special assistant, Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr., California, 1975
Member, Los Angeles [California] City Civil Service Commission, 1984-1989
Deputy general counsel, Independent Commission on the L.A.P.D. (Christopher Commission), 1990
President, Los Angeles [California] Police Commission, 1995-1997
Associate attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1997-1999

Education

Name of School: 
University of California, Santa Barbara
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1961
Name of School - Second: 

Stanford University Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1966

Judicial Career

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

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/12/1999
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/31/2013
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