Tanya S. Chutkan

Tanya Sue Chutkan
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia
Assumed office
June 5, 2014
Appointed byBarack Obama
Preceded bySeat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Personal details
Born(1962-07-05) July 5, 1962 (age 55)
Kingston, Jamaica
EducationGeorge Washington University (B.A.)
University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D.)


Tanya Sue Chutkan (given birth to July 5, 1962) is a USA Region Judge of america District Courtroom for the Region of Columbia.

Chutkan was created on July 5, 1962 in Kingston, Jamaica. She received a Bachelor of Arts level in 1983 from George Washington University or college and a Juris Doctor in 1987 from your University of Pa Law College. From 1987 to 1990, she worked well at regulations company of Hogan & Hartson LLP (right now Hogan Lovells). From 1990 to 1991, she worked well at regulations company of Donovan, Amusement, Rogovin, Huge & Schiller. From 1991 to 2002, she was a trial lawyer and supervisor at the general public Defender Assistance for the Region of Columbia. She was somebody at regulations company of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, where her practice centered on complicated civil litigation and particularly antitrust class actions cases.

Federal judicial service

On Dec 19, 2013, Leader Obama nominated Chutkan to serve as a USA Region Judge of america Region Court for the Region of Columbia, to a fresh chair created pursuant to 104 Stat. 5089, on July 1, 2013. She received a hearing prior to the US SENATE Judiciary Committee on Feb 25, 2014. On March 27, 2014 her nomination was reported out of committee by tone of voice vote. ON, MAY 22, 2014 Senate Bulk Head Harry Reid submitted for cloture over the nomination. On Wednesday June 3, 2014 america Senate voted 54-40 over the movement to invoke cloture. On Thursday, June 4, 2014 america Senate voted and only final confirmation with a vote of 95-0. She received her judicial fee on June 5, 2014.

Notable case

Chutkan was assigned the situation American Culture for Screening and Components et al. v. General public.Source.Org, Inc. In the event, Public.Source.Org was sued from the American Culture for Screening and Components, the National Open fire Protection Association, as well as the American Culture of Heating system, Refrigerating and AIR-CON Technicians for scanning and building available building rules and fire rules which these businesses consider their copyrighted house. Chutkan ruled against General public.Source.Org, and ordered all the standards to become deleted from the web.