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<p>Former chief judge of the United States District Court Vaughn R. Walker speaks at a news conference about his past and future at the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco, California, on April 6, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach</p>

Former chief judge of the United States District Court Vaughn R. Walker speaks at a news conference about his past and future at the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco, California, on April 6, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

Former chief judge of the United States District Court Vaughn R. Walker speaks at a news conference about his past and future at the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco, California, on April 6, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

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<p>Former chief judge of the United States District Court Vaughn R. Walker speaks at a news conference about his past and future at the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco, California, on April 6, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach</p>

Former chief judge of the United States District Court Vaughn R. Walker speaks at a news conference about his past and future at the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco, California, on April 6, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

Former chief judge of the United States District Court Vaughn R. Walker speaks at a news conference about his past and future at the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco, California, on April 6, 2011. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach

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