D. Lowell Jensen

Judge

1928 –

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Who is D. Lowell Jensen?

Delwen Lowell Jensen is a United States federal judge.

Born in Brigham City, Utah, Jensen received an A.B. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1949 and an LL.B. from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law in 1952. He was in the United States Army Corporal from 1952 to 1954. He was in private practice in Oakland, California from 1954 to 1955. He was a Deputy district attorney of Alameda County, California from 1955 to 1966. He was an Assistant district attorney of Alameda County, California from 1966 to 1969. He was a District attorney of Alameda County, California from 1969 to 1981. He was an Assistant U.S. attorney general of Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice from 1981 to 1983. He was an Associate U.S. attorney general of U.S. Department of Justice from 1983 to 1985. He was a Deputy U.S. attorney general of U.S. Department of Justice from 1985 to 1986.

Jensen was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Jensen was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on June 2, 1986, to a seat vacated by William H. Orrick, Jr.. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 24, 1986, and received his commission on June 25, 1986. He assumed senior status on June 27, 1997.

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Born
Jun 3, 1928
Brigham City
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Boalt Hall
  • Bachelor of Arts

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on July 23, 2013

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