United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
|United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
Robert W. Kastenmeier United States Courthouse
|Appeals to||Seventh Circuit|
|Established||June 30, 1870|
|Chief judge||William M. Conley|
The United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin (in case citations, W.D. Wis.) is a federal court in the Seventh Circuit (except for patent claims and claims against the U.S. government under the Tucker Act, which are appealed to the Federal Circuit).
The District was established on June 30, 1870.
The United States Attorney for the District is John W. Vaudreuil.
Organization of the court
The United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin is one of two federal judicial districts in Wisconsin. Court for the Western District is held at Madison.
The district comprises the following counties: Adams, Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Grant, Green, Iowa, Iron, Jackson, Jefferson, Juneau, La Crosse, Lafayette, Lincoln, Marathon, Monroe, Oneida, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Richland, Rock, Rusk, Sauk, St. Croix, Sawyer, Taylor, Trempealeau, Vernon, Vilas, Washburn and Wood.
|#||Title||Judge||Duty station||Born||Term of service||Appointed by|
|10||Chief Judge||William M. Conley||Madison||1956||2010–present||2010–present||—||Obama|
|11||District Judge||James D. Peterson||Madison||1957||2014–present||—||—||Obama|
|8||Senior Judge||Barbara Brandriff Crabb||Madison||1939||1979–2010||1980–1996
|#||Judge||State||Born–died||Active service||Chief Judge||Senior status||Appointed by||Reason for
|1||Hopkins, James CampbellJames Campbell Hopkins||WI||1819–1877||1870–1877||—||—||Grant, Grant||death|
|2||Bunn, RomanzoRomanzo Bunn||WI||1829–1909||1877–1905||—||—||Hayes, Hayes||retirement|
|3||Sanborn, Arthur LoomisArthur Loomis Sanborn||WI||1850–1920||1905–1920||—||—||Roosevelt, T.T. Roosevelt||death|
|4||Luse, Claude ZethClaude Zeth Luse||WI||1879–1932||1921–1932||—||—||Harding, Harding||death|
|5||Stone, Patrick ThomasPatrick Thomas Stone||WI||1889–1963||1933–1963||—||—||Roosevelt, F.F. Roosevelt||death|
|6||Rabinovitz, DavidDavid Rabinovitz||WI||1908–1986||1964||—||—||Johnson, L.L. Johnson||not confirmed|
|7||Doyle, James EdwardJames Edward Doyle||WI||1915–1987||1965–1980||1978–1980||1980–1987||Johnson, L.L. Johnson||death|
|9||Shabaz, John C.John C. Shabaz||WI||1931–2012||1981–2009||1996–2001||2009–2012||Reagan||death|
Succession of seats
- http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf/page/courts_district_wi.html U.S. District Courts of Wisconsin, Legislative history, Federal Judicial Center
- 28 U.S.C. § 130
- Recess appointment; the United States Senate later rejected the appointment.
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