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us: Alexander, Joyce London

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        (naf) Cambridge (Mass.)
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        (naf) United States
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        • Organization: (naf) United States Congress. House
        • Organization: (naf) Howard University
        • Organization: (naf) New England School of Law
        • Organization: (naf) Tufts University
        • Organization: (naf) Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts
        • Organization: (naf) National Bar Association
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        (naf) United States Congress. House
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        (naf) Howard University
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        (naf) New England School of Law
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        (naf) Tufts University
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        (naf) Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts
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        (naf) National Bar Association
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    • found: Federal civil litigation in the first ... c1995: t.p. (Hon. Joyce London Alexander)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed November 1, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Alexander, Joyce London; Joyce London; jurist, magistrate judge, broadcast journalist; born 1949 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States; worked for the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives as legislative aide; graduated from Howard University (1969); graduated from New England School of Law, Boston (1972); taught urban law and black politics at Tufts University; was legal counsel to the Youth Activities Commission of the City of Boston; cofounder, first female president, and president emeritus of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts; nominated for a federal judgeship at the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts, the first African American female United States magistrate judge (1979); created Kids, Courts & Citizenship, the first school-based education project in the Massachusetts court (1989); chairperson of the Judicial Council of the National Bar Association (1987-1988); chief United States magistrate judge on the federal bench (1996))
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