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Edward Rafeedie

Edward Rafeedie was a Palestinian American judge. 

He was born on January 6, 1929, in Orange, New Jersey, and served as a United States district judge to the Central District of California from 1982 until 2008. In addition, he had also previously served on the Supreme Court of California.

Before his rise to fame, Edward received his Bachelor in Science degree and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Southern California.

Throughout his career, Edward was noticed for working on several notable cases, including that of Humberto Alvarez Machain — which was very controversial due to its interpretation of the extradition treaty between the United States and Mexico — and cases involving Microsoft and MGM, among others.


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