Jane Richards Roth

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Jane Roth
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
In office
July 2, 1991 – May 31, 2006
Appointed by George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Collins Seitz
Succeeded by Kent Jordan
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware
In office
November 1, 1985 – July 22, 1991
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Walter Stapleton
Succeeded by Sue Robinson
Personal details
Born 1935 (age 78–79)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Spouse(s) William Roth
Alma mater Smith College
Harvard University

Jane Richards Roth (born 1935) is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She assumed senior status on May 31, 2006.

Biography[edit]

Roth received her B.A. from Smith College in 1956 and her L.L.B. from Harvard Law School in 1965. Before entering the judiciary, she was in private practice at the Delaware law firm of Richards, Layton & Finger. In 1985, Roth was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of Delaware by President Ronald Reagan. In 1991, she was nominated to the Third Circuit by President George H.W. Bush. Her husband was the late Sen. William V. Roth, Jr.

Roth was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Delaware Women in 2013.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Four Delaware Women to Be Honored at March 21 Event". Delaware Commission for Women. March 5, 2013. 

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Walter Stapleton
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware
1985–1991
Succeeded by
Sue Robinson
Preceded by
Collins Seitz
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
1991–2006
Succeeded by
Kent Jordan