Petrese B. Tucker Judge

Petrese B. Tucker (born 1951) is a United States federal judge. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Tucker received a B.A. from Temple University in 1973 and a J.D. from Temple University School of Law in 1976. She was a law clerk, Hon. Lawrence Prattis, Common Pleas Court from 1976 to 1978. She was in private practice in Pennsylvania from 1977 to 1978. She was an Assistant District Attorney of Philadelphia, District Attorney Office from 1978 to 1986. She was an Adjunct Professor, Great Lakes Colleges Association from 1984 to 1985. She was a senior trial attorney of Southeastern Transportation Authority Legal Department from 1986 to 1987. She was a judge on the Court of Common Pleas, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania from 1987 to 2000. Tucker is a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Tucker was nominated by President Bill Clinton on July 27, 1999, to a seat vacated by Thomas N. O'Neill, Jr.. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 24, 2000, and received her commission on June 1, 2000.

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1. Temple University Colleges/University

Temple University is a comprehensive public research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Originally founded in 1884 by Dr. Russell Conwell, Temple University is among the nation's largest providers of professional education (law, medicine, podiatric medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, architecture) and prepares the largest body of professional practitioners in Pennsylvania, offering over 300 academic degree programs at seven campuses and sites in Pennsylvania and its international campuses in Rome, Tokyo, Singapore and London. It is the 26th largest university in the United States with more than 37,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.

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Type Public school
2011. 281 mil. $
2010. 235 mil. $
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1801 North Broad Street, 19122 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2013. 28,243
2012. 27,725
2011. 27,702
2010. 27,623
2009. 26,618
2013. 9,377
2012. 5,478
2011. 9,153
2010. 9,744
Acceptance rate
2012. 67.2 %
2011. 62.8 %
2010. 63.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 15 K $
2011. 13.6 K
2010. 12.4 K $
2009. 11.8 K $
2008. 11.4 K $
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b. 1946., Molecular Biologist
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b. 1955., Basketball Official


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