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Josephine S. Tucker
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Central District of California
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #14
Service:
Appointed by:   Barack Obama
Active:   6/22/2010 - Present
Preceded by:   Alicemarie Stotler
Personal History
Born:   1961
Hometown:   St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate:   William Jewell College, B.A., 1983
Law School:   Harvard Law School, J.D., 1986

Josephine Staton Tucker is a judge on the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Staton was nominated by President Barack Obama on February 4, 2010 and confirmed by the Senate June 21, 2010.[1]

Early life and education

Judge Tucker earned her B.A. from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri in 1983 and her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1986.[2]

Professional career

Judicial career

Central District of California

Nomination Tracker
 Candidate:Josephine S. Tucker
 Court:Central District of California
 Progress:Confirmed 137 days after nomination.
ApprovedANominated:February 4, 2010
ApprovedAABA Rating:Majority Well Qualified, Minority Qualified
ApprovedAQuestionnaire:Questionnaire
ApprovedAHearing:February 24, 2010
DefeatedDQFRs:
ApprovedAReported:March 18, 2010 
ApprovedAConfirmed:June 21, 2010
 Vote: Voice vote

On February 4, 2010 President Barack Obama nominated Tucker to a seat on the United States District Court for the Central District of California.[2]

Tucker received a rating of Unanimously Well Qualified from the American Bar Association.[3]

Judiciary Committee hearing

Tucker's Public Questionnaire Available Here

Tucker had a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 24, 2010. Tucker was confirmed by the Senate on June 21, 2010.[3]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Alicemarie Stotler
Central District of California
2010–Current
Seat #14
Succeeded by:
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