Richard Gaylore Stearns

Personal

Birthday: 
1944
Birthplace: 
Los Angeles, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Special assistant, U.S. Sen. George McGovern, Massachusetts, 1972-1973
Speech writer, Lt. Gov. Thomas P. O`Neill III, Massachusetts, 1975-1976
Norfolk County [Massachusetts] District Attorney`s Office, 1976-1982
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Massachusetts, 1982-1990
Associate justice, Massachusetts Superior Court, 1990-1993

Education

Name of School: 
Stanford University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1968
Name of School - Second: 
University of Oxford, Balliol College
Degree - Second: 
M.Litt., political philosophy
Degree Year - Second: 
1971
Name of School - Third: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1976

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Court Name: 

Massachusetts District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/24/1993
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