American Female Judges

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 1 Jeanine Pirro

Jeanine Pirro
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Famous As: American Conservative Television Host and A Former New York State Judge
Birthdate: June 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Elmira, New York, United States

Jeanine Pirro is an American TV host and author. Over the years, she has made important contributions to The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet, a syndicated morning talk show. As a former prosecutor and New York State judge, Jeanine Pirro played an important role in several cases involving crimes against the elderly and domestic abuse.

 2 Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor
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Famous As: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (since 2009)
Birthdate: June 25, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States

Sonia Sotomayor, the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of America, entered the record books when in August 2009 she became the first Hispanic and the fourth woman to be appointed to the court. She’s a strong defendant of the rights of accused and has raised her voice against misdemeanors by the police and the prosecutors, and abuses in prisons.

 3 Sandra Day O’Connor

Sandra Day O’Connor
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Famous As: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1981-2006)
Birthdate: March 26, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States

Sandra Day O’Connor is a retired attorney who became the first woman to serve as the associate justice of the Supreme Court of the US when she took office in 1981. While serving as the associate justice, O’Connor was considered one of the most powerful women in the world. In 2009, she was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

 4 Judith Sheindlin

Judith Sheindlin
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Famous As: TV personality
Birthdate: October 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Judith Sheindlin is a prosecution lawyer, television personality, and author. Since 1996, she has been presiding over her own arbitration reality court show Judge Judy, which has won four Daytime Emmy Awards. The longest-serving judge in the history of the courtroom-themed program, Judith Sheindlin was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Emmy for her work.

 5 Elena Kagan

Elena Kagan
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Famous As: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (Since 2010)
Birthdate: April 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Upper West Side, New York, United States

The fourth woman to become part of the Supreme Court of the United States as its member, Elena Kagan was nominated by Barack Obama in 2010 to serve as an Associate Justice of the Court. She played a major role in the Cooper v. Harris case by writing the majority opinion of the case.

 6 Marilyn Milian

Marilyn Milian
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Famous As: Judge, TV personality
Birthdate: May 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States

 7 Lynn Toler

Lynn Toler
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Famous As: Judge
Birthdate: October 25, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
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 8 Amy Coney Barrett

Amy Coney Barrett
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Famous As: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Birthdate: January 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

 9 Maryanne Trump Barry

Maryanne Trump Barry
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Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: April 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Attorney Maryanne Trump Barry, eldest sister of American president Donald Trump, is a former U.S. federal judge. She was an assistant U.S. attorney earlier and has been a judge of the U.S. District of New Jersey. Bill Clinton appointed her to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

 10 Kimba Wood

Kimba Wood
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Famous As: Judge
Birthdate: January 21, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Port Townsend, Washington

 11 Mablean Ephriam

Mablean Ephriam
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Famous As: Lawyer, Judge
Birthdate: April 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hazlehurst

 12 Jacqueline Nguyen

Jacqueline Nguyen
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Famous As: Judge
Birthdate: May 25, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Da Lat

 13 Diane Wood

Diane Wood
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Famous As: Judge, Lawyer
Birthdate: July 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: judge

 14 Jane Bolin

Jane Bolin
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Famous As: American judge
Birthdate: April 11, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Died: January 8, 2007

 15 Rose Bird

Rose Bird
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Famous As: Chief Justice
Birthdate: November 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, United States
Died: December 4, 1999

 16 Diane Humetewa

Diane Humetewa
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Famous As: First Native American woman and enrolled tribal member to serve as a federal judge
Birthdate: December 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

 17 Martha Griffiths

Martha Griffiths
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: January 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pierce City, Missouri, United States
Died: April 22, 2003

 18 Carolyn Dineen King

Carolyn Dineen King
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Famous As: Judge, Lawyer
Birthdate: January 30, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Syracuse

 19 Rosemary Barkett

Rosemary Barkett
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Famous As: Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Birthdate: August 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico

 20 Florence Ellinwood Allen

Florence Ellinwood Allen
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Famous As: Lawyer, Judge
Birthdate: March 23, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 12, 1966

 21 Hortense Sparks Ward

Hortense Sparks Ward
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: July 21, 1872
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Matagorda County, Texas, United States
Died: December 5, 1944

 22 Frances Tydingco-Gatewood

Frances Tydingco-Gatewood
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Famous As: Judge of the District Court of Guam
Birthdate: January 21, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

 23 Georgia Bullock

Georgia Bullock
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Famous As: Judge
Birthdate: November 18, 1878
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: August 29, 1957