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Pregerson in March 2007

Harry Pregerson (October 13, 1923 – November 25, 2017) was an American judge. He was born in Los Angeles, California. He studied at the University of California, Los Angeles and at the University of California, Berkeley.

Pregerson served as Senior judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He was appointed to the Ninth Circuit in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter and became senior status on December 11, 2015.

Before to his elevation to the circuit court he was appointed to the United States District Court for the Central District of California in 1967 by President Lyndon Johnson.

Pregerson died in Los Angeles on November 25, 2017 of respiratory failure at the age of 94.[1]

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  1. Dolan, Maura (November 26, 2017). "Harry Pregerson, one of the most liberal federal appeals court judges in the nation, dies at 94". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved November 26, 2017.

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