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Gorton, Nathaniel M.

Born 1938 in Evanston, IL

Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 28, 1992, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; Confirmed by the Senate on September 23, 1992, and received commission on September 24, 1992.

Dartmouth College, A.B., 1960
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1966

Judicial Assistant Patricia Verrier
Clerk’s Office
Courtroom Clerk Christine Patch 617-748-9158
Docket Clerk Stephanie Caruso 617-748-4073
Court Reporter      

Courtroom Number
4, 3rd Floor

Courtroom Technology
Contact the courtroom clerk regarding use of this equipment.

The courtroom is equipped with two 50" plasma display carts. One is for the jury, and the other near the witness box in the well for viewing by the rest of the courtroom. There is a DVD/VCR player connected to one of the plasma carts for video playback. In addition, there is a document camera in each courtroom that can connect to the same monitor for displaying physical evidence. If the evidence is electronic, the computer can either be chained into the system through the document camera or connected directly by removing the document camera. Portable video conferencing equipment can be brought in upon request for remote appearances.

Internet access is available upon request and with the consent of the presiding Judge. Click here for more information.

Chambers Procedures/Standing Orders/Sample Orders:
Notice Regarding Judge Gorton’s Standing Order On Interim CJA 20 Vouchers In Excess Compensation Cases
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