James Robertson (judge)

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James Robertson (May 18, 1938 – September 7, 2019) was an American politician and lawyer. He was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia from 1994 until his retirement in June 2010. Robertson also was on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court from 2002 until December 2005, when he resigned from that court in protest against warrantless wiretapping.[1] He was born in Cleveland, Ohio.

Robertson died on September 7, 2019 at the age of 81,[2] in Washington, D.C. from heart failure.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Bart Barnes, James Robertson, federal judge who took stand against warrantless surveillance, dies at 81, Washington Post (September 16, 2019).
  2. "Former DC Federal Judge James Robertson Dies At 81". Law360. September 11, 2019. Retrieved September 11, 2019.