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Encyclopedia > United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States District Courts: The United States Courts of Appeals (or circuit courts) are the mid-level appellate courts of the United States federal court system. ... An appellate court is a court that hears cases in which a lower court -- either a trial court or a lower-level appellate court — has already made some decision, which at least one party to the action wants to challenge based upon some legal grounds that are allowed to be... In law, jurisdiction refers to the aspect of a any unique legal authority as being localized within boundaries. ... The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system. ...

The court is based at the John Minor Wisdom U.S. Courthouse in New Orleans, Louisiana. The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is a federal court in the Fifth Circuit with facilities in New Orleans and Houma. ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... The United States District Court For the Western District Of Texas (W.D.Tex) is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the counties in the western part of the state of Texas. ... ... John Minor Wisdom (May 17, 1905 - May 15, 1999), one of the Fifth Circuit Four, and a liberal Republican from Louisiana, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit during the 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions... For information on the events of Hurricane Katrina, see Effect of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans. ...

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History of the court

This court was created by the Evarts Act on June 16, 1891, which moved the circuit judges and appellate jurisdiction from the Circuit Courts of the Fifth Circuit to this court. At the time of its creation, the Fifth Circuit covered Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. This page is about Judiciary Acts in the United States of America. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... 1891 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... ...


On June 25, 1948, the Panama Canal Zone was added to the Fifth Circuit by 62 Stat. 870. June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Map of the Panama Canal Zone The Panama Canal Zone was a 553 mile² (1,432 km²) territory inside of Panama, consisting of the Panama Canal and an area extending 5 mi (8. ...


On October 1, 1981, under Public Law 96-452, the Fifth Circuit was split: Alabama, Georgia, and Florida were moved to the new Eleventh Circuit. October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia These districts were originally part...


On March 31, 1982, the Fifth Circuit lost jurisdiction over the Panama Canal Zone as the Canal Zone transitioned to Panamanian control. March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in Leap years), with 275 days remaining, as the final day of March. ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Fifth Circuit Four

During the late 1950s, Chief Judge Elbert Tuttle and his three colleagues John Minor Wisdom, John Brown, and Richard Rives became known as the "Fifth Circuit Four" (or simply "The Four") for decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans; in this they were opposed by Ben Cameron. // Events and trends The 1950s in Western society was marked with a sharp rise in the economy for the first time in almost 30 years and return to the 1920s-type consumer society built on credit and boom-times, as well as the height of the baby-boom from returning... Elbert Tuttle, one of the Fifth Circuit Four, and a liberal Republican from Georgia, was chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. ... John Minor Wisdom (May 17, 1905 - May 15, 1999), one of the Fifth Circuit Four, and a liberal Republican from Louisiana, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit during the 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions... John Brown, one of the Fifth Circuit Four, and a liberal Republican from Texas, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. ... Richard Rives, the sole Democrat among the Fifth Circuit Four, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. ... The Fifth Circuit Four (or simply The Four) were four judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit who, during the late 1950s, became known for a series of decisions (which continued into the late 1960s) crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans; in... The civil rights movement in the United States has been a long, primarily nonviolent struggle to bring full civil rights and equality under the law to all citizens of United States. ... African Americans, also known as Afro-Americans, Black Americans, or simply blacks are an ethnic group in the United States of America whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to West and Central Africa. ...


Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans on August 29, 2005, devastating the city and slightly damaging the John Minor Wisdom Courthouse. All deadlines concerning filings have been extended, and litigants or appellants must check with the court's website for updates. This article is about the 2005 hurricane. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Current composition of the court

As of Priscilla Owen's oath of office on June 6, 2005, the judges on the court are: 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...



Title Name Duty Station Born Term of
Active Service
Term of
Service
as Chief
Term of
Senior Service
Appointed by
Chief Judge Carolyn Dineen King(a) Houston, TX 1938 1979 – present 1999 – present Carter
Circuit Judge Patrick Errol Higginbotham Dallas, TX 1938 1982 – present (none) Reagan
Circuit Judge E. Grady Jolly Jackson, MS 1937 1982 – present (none) Reagan
Circuit Judge W. Eugene Davis Lafayette, LA 1936 1983 – present (none) Reagan
Circuit Judge Edith Hollan Jones Houston, TX 1949 1985 – present (none) Reagan
Circuit Judge Jerry Edwin Smith Houston, TX 1946 1987 – present (none) Reagan
Circuit Judge Rhesa Hawkins Barksdale Jackson, MS 1944 1990 – present (none) G.H.W. Bush
Circuit Judge Jacques Loeb Wiener, Jr. New Orleans, LA 1934 1990 – present (none) G.H.W. Bush
Circuit Judge Emilio M. Garza San Antonio, TX 1947 1991 – present (none) G.H.W. Bush
Circuit Judge Harold R. DeMoss, Jr. Houston, TX 1930 1991 – present (none) G.H.W. Bush
Circuit Judge Fortunato Pedro Benavides Austin, TX 1947 1994 – present (none) Clinton
Circuit Judge Carl E. Stewart Shreveport, LA 1950 1994 – present (none) Clinton
Circuit Judge James L. Dennis New Orleans, LA 1936 1995 – present (none) Clinton
Circuit Judge Edith Brown Clement New Orleans, LA 1948 2001 – present (none) G.W. Bush
Circuit Judge Edward Charles Prado San Antonio, TX 1947 2003 – present (none) G.W. Bush
Circuit Judge Priscilla Richman Owen Austin, TX 1947 2005 – present (none) G.W. Bush
Circuit Judge (vacant - seat 21) (n/a) (n/a) (n/a) (n/a) (n/a) (n/a)
Senior Circuit Judge Thomas Morrow Reavley Austin, TX 1921 1979 – 1990 (none) 1990 – present Carter
Senior Circuit Judge William Lockhart Garwood Austin, TX 1931 1981 – 1997 (none) 1997 – present Reagan
Senior Circuit Judge John Malcolm Duhé, Jr. Lafayette, LA 1933 1988 – 1999 (none) 1999 — present Reagan


Senior status is a form of semi-retirement for U.S. federal judges. ... City nickname: Space City Location in the state of Texas Founded   â€” Incorporated 1836 1837 Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Mayor Bill White Area   â€” Land   â€” Water 601. ... James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr. ... Downtown Dallas City nickname: Big D Location Location in the state of Texas Government Counties Dallas County Collin County Denton County Kaufman County Rockwall County Mayor Laura Miller Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 385. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... Jackson is the capital and largest city in the U.S. state of Mississippi. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... Lafayette is a city located on the Vermilion River in Lafayette Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... Edith Hollan Jones (born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1949) is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. ... City nickname: Space City Location in the state of Texas Founded   â€” Incorporated 1836 1837 Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Mayor Bill White Area   â€” Land   â€” Water 601. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... City nickname: Space City Location in the state of Texas Founded   â€” Incorporated 1836 1837 Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Mayor Bill White Area   â€” Land   â€” Water 601. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... Jackson is the capital and largest city in the U.S. state of Mississippi. ... George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) was the 41st President of the United States (1989–1993). ... For information on the events of Hurricane Katrina, see Effect of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans. ... George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) was the 41st President of the United States (1989–1993). ... Emilio M. Garza (born in San Antonio, Texas, 1947) is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. ... Downtown San Antonio as viewed from the Tower of the Americas Nickname: Alamo City Location in Texas Founded  -Incorporated 1731 {{{incorporated}}}  County Bexar County Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - Total  - Water 1,067. ... George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) was the 41st President of the United States (1989–1993). ... City nickname: Space City Location in the state of Texas Founded   â€” Incorporated 1836 1837 Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Mayor Bill White Area   â€” Land   â€” Water 601. ... George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) was the 41st President of the United States (1989–1993). ... Skyline from Town Lake City nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location Location in the state of Texas Government County Travis County Mayor Will Wynn Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 669. ... William Jefferson Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. ... Carl E. Stewart is an American Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. ... Shreveport, Louisiana is the third largest metropolitan city in the state of Louisiana, USA. It is located in Caddo Parish, and as of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 200,145; as of 2005, following the evacuation of New Orleans due to the effects of Hurricane... William Jefferson Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. ... For information on the events of Hurricane Katrina, see Effect of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans. ... William Jefferson Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. ... Judge Edith Joy Brown Clement Edith Joy Brown Clement (born April 29, 1948) is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. ... For information on the events of Hurricane Katrina, see Effect of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States and a former Governor of the State of Texas. ... Edward C. Prado is currently a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. ... Downtown San Antonio as viewed from the Tower of the Americas Nickname: Alamo City Location in Texas Founded  -Incorporated 1731 {{{incorporated}}}  County Bexar County Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - Total  - Water 1,067. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States and a former Governor of the State of Texas. ... Priscilla Owen (born in Palacios, Texas, October 4, 1954) is a judge in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. ... Skyline from Town Lake City nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location Location in the state of Texas Government County Travis County Mayor Will Wynn Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 669. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States and a former Governor of the State of Texas. ... Skyline from Town Lake City nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location Location in the state of Texas Government County Travis County Mayor Will Wynn Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 669. ... James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr. ... Skyline from Town Lake City nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Location Location in the state of Texas Government County Travis County Mayor Will Wynn Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 669. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... Lafayette is a city located on the Vermilion River in Lafayette Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ...


(a) Prior to January 1, 1988, King was named Carolyn Dineen Randall. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1988 is a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


List of former judges


Name State Born/Died Term of
Active Service
Term of
Service
as Chief
Term of
Senior Service
Appointed by Reason
Appointment
Terminated
Don Albert Pardee LA 1837 – 1919 1891 – 1919 (none) (none) (a) death
Andrew Phelps McCormick TX 1832 – 1916 1892 – 1916 (none) (none) B. Harrison death
David Davie Shelby AL 1847 – 1914 1899 – 1914 (none) (none) McKinley death
Richard Wilde Walker AL 1857 – 1936 1914 – 1930 (none) 1930 – 1936 Wilson death
Robert Lynn Batts TX 1864 – 1935 1917 – 1919 (none) (none) Wilson resignation
Nathan Philemon Bryan FL 1872 – 1935 1920 – 1935 (none) (none) Wilson death
Alexander Campbell King GA 1856 – 1926 1920 – 1924 (none) (none) Wilson resignation
Rufus Edward Foster LA 1871 – 1942 1925 – 1942 (none) (none) Coolidge death
Samuel Hale Sibley GA 1873 – 1958 1931 – 1949 (none) 1949 – 1958 Hoover death
Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, Jr. TX 1879 – 1973 1931 – 1964 1948 – 1959 1964 – 1973 Hoover death
Edwin Ruthven Holmes MS 1878 – 1961 1936 – 1954 (none) 1954 – 1961 F. Roosevelt death
Leon Clarence McCord AL 1878 – 1952 1938 – 1951 (none) 1951 – 1952 F. Roosevelt death
Curtis Longino Waller FL 1887 – 1950 1943 – 1950 (none) (none) F. Roosevelt death
Elmo Pearce Lee LA 1882 – 1949 1943 – 1949 (none) (none) F. Roosevelt death
Wayne G. Borah LA 1891 – 1966 1949 – 1956 (none) 1956 – 1966 Truman death
Robert Lee Russell GA 1900 – 1955 1949 – 1955 (none) (none) Truman death
Louie Willard Strum FL 1890 – 1954 1950 – 1954 (none) (none) Truman death
Richard Taylor Rives AL 1895 – 1982 1951 – 1966 1959 – 1960 1966 – 1981 Truman reassignment to 11th Circuit
Elbert Parr Tuttle GA 1897 – 1996 1954 – 1968 1960 – 1967 1968 – 1981 Eisenhower reassignment to 11th Circuit
Benjamin Franklin Cameron MS 1890 – 1964 1955 – 1964 (none) (none) Eisenhower death
Warren Leroy Jones FL 1895 – 1993 1955 – 1966 (none) 1966 – 1981 Eisenhower reassignment to 11th Circuit
John Robert Brown TX 1909 – 1984 1955 – 1984 1967 – 1979 1984 – 1993 Eisenhower death
John Minor Wisdom LA 1905 – 1999 1957 – 1977 (none) 1977 – 1999 Eisenhower death
Griffin Boyette Bell GA 1918 – present 1961(b) – 1976 (none) (none) Kennedy resignation
Walter Pettus Gewin AL 1908 – 1981 1961(b) – 1976 (none) 1976 – 1981 Kennedy death
William Homer Thornberry TX 1909 – 1995 1965 – 1978 (none) 1978 – 1995 L. Johnson death
James Plemon Coleman MS 1914 – 1991 1965 – 1981 1979 – 1981 1981 – 1984 L. Johnson resignation
Robert Andrew Ainsworth, Jr. LA 1910 – 1981 1966 – 1981 (none) (none) L. Johnson death
John Cooper Godbold AL 1920 – present 1966 – 1981 1981 – 1981 (none) L. Johnson reassignment to 11th Circuit
Irving Loeb Goldberg TX 1906 – 1995 1966 – 1980 (none) 1980 – 1995 L. Johnson death
David William Dyer FL 1910 – 1998 1966 – 1976 (none) 1976 – 1981 L. Johnson reassignment to 11th Circuit
John Milton Bryan Simpson FL 1903 – 1987 1966 – 1975 (none) 1975 – 1981 L. Johnson reassignment to 11th Circuit
Claude Feemster Clayton MS 1909 – 1969 1967 – 1969 (none) (none) L. Johnson death
Lewis Render Morgan GA 1913 – 2001 1968 – 1978 (none) 1978 – 1981 L. Johnson reassignment to 11th Circuit
George Harrold Carswell FL 1919 – 1992 1969 – 1970 (none) (none) Nixon resignation
Charles Clark MS 1925 – present 1969 – 1992 1981 – 1992 (none) Nixon retirement
Joe McDonald Ingraham TX 1903 – 1990 1969 – 1973 (none) 1973 – 1990 Nixon death
Paul Hitch Roney FL 1921 – present 1970 – 1981 (none) (none) Nixon reassignment to 11th Circuit
Thomas Gibbs Gee TX 1925 – 1994 1973 – 1991 (none) (none) Nixon retirement
Gerald Bard Tjoflat FL 1929 – present 1975 – 1981 (none) (none) Ford reassignment to 11th Circuit
James Clinkscales Hill GA 1924 – present 1976 – 1981 (none) (none) Ford reassignment to 11th Circuit
Peter Thorp Fay FL 1929 – present 1976 – 1981 (none) (none) Ford reassignment to 11th Circuit
Alvin Benjamin Rubin LA 1920 – 1991 1977 – 1989 (none) 1989 – 1991 Carter death
Robert Smith Vance AL 1931 – 1989 1977 – 1981 (none) (none) Carter reassignment to 11th Circuit
Phyllis A. Kravitch GA 1920 – present 1979 – 1981 (none) (none) Carter reassignment to 11th Circuit
Frank Minis Johnson, Jr. AL 1918 – 1999 1979 – 1981 (none) (none) Carter reassignment to 11th Circuit
R. Lanier Anderson III GA 1936 – present 1979 – 1981 (none) (none) Carter reassignment to 11th Circuit
Reynaldo Guerra Garza TX 1915 – 2004 1979 – 1982 (none) 1982 – 2004 Carter death
Joseph Woodrow Hatchett FL 1932 – present 1979 – 1981 (none) (none) Carter reassignment to 11th Circuit
Albert John Henderson GA 1920 – 1999 1979 – 1981 (none) (none) Carter reassignment to 11th Circuit
Henry Anthony Politz LA 1932 – 2002 1979 – 1999 1992 – 1999 1999 – 2002 Carter death
Samuel D. Johnson, Jr. TX 1920 – 2002 1979 – 1991 (none) 1991 – 2002 Carter death
Albert Tate, Jr. LA 1920 – 1986 1979 – 1986 (none) (none) Carter death
Thomas Alonzo Clark GA 1920 – present 1979 – 1981 (none) (none) Carter reassignment to 11th Circuit
Jerre Stockton Williams TX 1916 – 1993 1980 – 1990 (none) 1990 – 1993 Carter death
Robert Madden Hill TX 1928 – 1987 1984 – 1987 (none) (none) Reagan death
Robert Manley Parker TX 1937 – present 1994 – 2002 (none) (none) Clinton retirement
Charles Willis Pickering, Sr. MS 1937 – present 2004(c) – 2004 (none) (none) G.W. Bush retirement


Senior status is a form of semi-retirement for U.S. federal judges. ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... ... This article is about the President. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... The name Mckinley redirects here. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... Dr. Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856–February 3, 1924) was the 28th President of the United States (1913–1921). ... ... Dr. Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856–February 3, 1924) was the 28th President of the United States (1913–1921). ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... Dr. Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856–February 3, 1924) was the 28th President of the United States (1913–1921). ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... Dr. Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856–February 3, 1924) was the 28th President of the United States (1913–1921). ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) is best known as being the 31st President of the United States (1929-1933). ... ... Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) is best known as being the 31st President of the United States (1929-1933). ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945), the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945), the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945), the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history. ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945), the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history. ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884–December 26, 1972) was the thirty-fourth Vice President (1945) and the thirty-third President of the United States (1945 – 1953), succeeding to the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884–December 26, 1972) was the thirty-fourth Vice President (1945) and the thirty-third President of the United States (1945 – 1953), succeeding to the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884–December 26, 1972) was the thirty-fourth Vice President (1945) and the thirty-third President of the United States (1945 – 1953), succeeding to the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. ... Richard Rives, the sole Democrat among the Fifth Circuit Four, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884–December 26, 1972) was the thirty-fourth Vice President (1945) and the thirty-third President of the United States (1945 – 1953), succeeding to the office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia These districts were originally part... Elbert Tuttle, one of the Fifth Circuit Four, and a liberal Republican from Georgia, was chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... Dwight David Ike Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969), American soldier and politician, was the 34th President of the United States (1953–1961) and Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II, with the rank of General of the Army. ... 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State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... Dwight David Ike Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969), American soldier and politician, was the 34th President of the United States (1953–1961) and Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II, with the rank of General of the Army. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia These districts were originally part... 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State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... Dwight David Ike Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969), American soldier and politician, was the 34th President of the United States (1953–1961) and Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe during World War II, with the rank of General of the Army. ... Griffin Boyette Bell (born October 31, 1918) is an American lawyer and former Presidential Cabinet member. ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... JFK redirects here. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... JFK redirects here. ... ... Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the thirty-sixth President of the United States (1963–1969). ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the thirty-sixth President of the United States (1963–1969). ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the thirty-sixth President of the United States (1963–1969). ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the thirty-sixth President of the United States (1963–1969). ... 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State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the thirty-sixth President of the United States (1963–1969). ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia These districts were originally part... George Harrold Harold Carswell (December 22, 1919 - July 13, 1992) was a Federal Judge and an unsuccessful nominee to the United States Supreme Court. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the thirty-seventh President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. ... Charles Clark (born 1925) is a retired federal judge from Mississippi. ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the thirty-seventh President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. ... ... Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the thirty-seventh President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the thirty-seventh President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia These districts were originally part... ... 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Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia These districts were originally part... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia These districts were originally part... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr. ... 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(a) Pardee was appointed to a circuit judgeship for the Fifth Circuit in 1881 by James A. Garfield. The Judiciary Act of 1891 reassigned his seat to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. The United States Courts of Appeals (or circuit courts) are the mid-level appellate courts of the United States federal court system. ... 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... James Abram Garfield (November 19, 1831 – September 19, 1881) was the 20th President of the United States (1881), and the second U.S. President to be assassinated. ... This page is about Judiciary Acts in the United States of America. ...


(b) Recess appointment, confirmed by the Senate at a later date.


(c) Recess appointment, never confirmed or rejected by the Senate.


Chief judges

Chief Judge
Hutcheson 1948 – 1959
Rives 1959 – 1960
Tuttle 1960 – 1967
Brown 1967 – 1979
Coleman 1979 – 1981
Godbold 1981 – 1981
C. Clark 1981 – 1992
Politz 1992 – 1999
C. King 1999 – present

In order to qualify for the office of Chief Judge, a judge must have been in active service on the court for at least one year, be under the age of 65, and have not previously served as Chief Judge. A vacancy in the office of Chief Judge is filled by the judge highest in seniority among the group of qualified judges. The Chief Judge serves for a term of seven years or until age 70, whichever occurs first. The age restrictions are waived if no members of the court would otherwise be qualified for the position. Unlike the Chief Justice of the United States, a Chief Judge returns to active service after the expiration of his or her term and does not create a vacancy on the bench by the fact of his or her promotion. See 28 U.S.C. § 45.
Richard Rives, the sole Democrat among the Fifth Circuit Four, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. ... Elbert Tuttle, one of the Fifth Circuit Four, and a liberal Republican from Georgia, was chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. ... John Brown, one of the Fifth Circuit Four, and a liberal Republican from Texas, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. ... Charles Clark was the name of two Mississippi politicians. ... The Chief Justice of the United States is the head of the Judicial Branch of the government of the United States, and presides over the Supreme Court of the United States. ...


Succession of seats

The court has had 29 seats for active judges. Twelve of these seats were reassigned to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, leaving a seventeen-seat court. The seats are numbered in order of their creation. If seats were established simultaneously, they are numbered in the order in which they were filled. Judges who retire into senior status remain on the bench but leave their seat vacant. That seat is filled by the next circuit judge appointed by the President. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia These districts were originally part... Senior status is a form of semi-retirement for U.S. federal judges. ... The President of the United States (often abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States. ...

Seat 1
Established on December 10, 1869 by the Judiciary Act of 1869 as a seat of the United States Circuit Court for the Fifth Circuit
Reassigned to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit by the Judiciary Act of 1891
Pardee LA 1891 – 1919
A. King GA 1920 – 1924
Foster LA 1925 – 1942
Lee LA 1943 – 1949
Borah LA 1949 – 1956
Wisdom LA 1957 – 1977
Rubin LA 1977 – 1989
Barksdale MS 1990 – present
Seat 2
Established on June 16, 1891 by the Judiciary Act of 1891
McCormick TX 1892 – 1916
Batts TX 1917 – 1919
Bryan FL 1920 – 1935
Holmes MS 1936 – 1954
Cameron MS 1955 – 1964
Coleman MS 1965 – 1981
Jolly MS 1982 – present
Seat 3
Established on January 25, 1899 by 30 Stat. 803
Shelby AL 1899 – 1914
Walker AL 1914 – 1930
Sibley GA 1931 – 1949
Russell GA 1949 – 1955
Brown TX 1955 – 1984
R. Hill TX 1984 – 1987
Wiener LA 1990 – present
Seat 4
Established on June 10, 1930 by 46 Stat. 538
Hutcheson TX 1931 – 1964
Thornberry TX 1965 – 1978
R. Garza TX 1979 – 1982
Higginbotham TX 1982 – present
Seat 5
Established on May 31, 1938 by 52 Stat. 584
McCord AL 1938 – 1951
Rives AL 1951 – 1966
Godbold AL 1966 – 1981
Reassigned on October 1, 1981 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by 94 Stat. 1994
Seat 6
Established on December 14, 1942 by 56 Stat. 1050
Waller FL 1943 – 1950
Strum FL 1950 – 1954
W. Jones FL 1955 – 1966
Dyer FL 1966 – 1976
Fay FL 1976 – 1981
Reassigned on October 1, 1981 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by 94 Stat. 1994
Seat 7
Established on February 10, 1954 by 68 Stat. 8
Tuttle GA 1954 – 1968
Morgan GA 1968 – 1978
Kravitch GA 1979 – 1981
Reassigned on October 1, 1981 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by 94 Stat. 1994
Seat 8
Established on May 19, 1961 by 75 Stat. 80
Bell GA 1961 – 1976
J. Hill GA 1976 – 1981
Reassigned on October 1, 1981 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by 94 Stat. 1994
Seat 9
Established on May 19, 1961 by 75 Stat. 80
Gewin AL 1961 – 1976
Vance AL 1977 – 1981
Reassigned on October 1, 1981 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by 94 Stat. 1994
Seat 10
Established as a temporary judgeship on March 18, 1966 by 80 Stat. 75
Made permanent on June 18, 1968 by 82 Stat. 184
Ainsworth LA 1966 – 1981
Davis LA 1983 – present
Seat 11
Established as a temporary judgeship on March 18, 1966 by 80 Stat. 75
Made permanent on June 18, 1968 by 82 Stat. 184
Goldberg TX 1966 – 1980
Williams TX 1980 – 1990
DeMoss TX 1991 – present
Seat 12
Established as a temporary judgeship on March 18, 1966 by 80 Stat. 75
Made permanent on June 18, 1968 by 82 Stat. 184
Simpson FL 1966 – 1975
Tjoflat FL 1975 – 1981
Reassigned on October 1, 1981 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by 94 Stat. 1994
Seat 13
Established as a temporary judgeship on March 18, 1966 by 80 Stat. 75
Made permanent on June 18, 1968 by 82 Stat. 184
Clayton MS 1967 – 1969
C. Clark MS 1969 – 1992
Dennis LA 1995 – present
Seat 14
Established on June 18, 1968 by 82 Stat. 184
Carswell FL 1969 – 1970
Roney FL 1970 – 1981
Reassigned on October 1, 1981 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by 94 Stat. 1994
Seat 15
Established on June 18, 1968 by 82 Stat. 184
Ingraham TX 1969 – 1973
Gee TX 1973 – 1991
Benavides TX 1994 – present
Seat 16
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
F. Johnson AL 1979 – 1981
Reassigned on October 1, 1981 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by 94 Stat. 1994
Seat 17
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Anderson GA 1979 – 1981
Reassigned on October 1, 1981 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by 94 Stat. 1994
Seat 18
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Hatchett FL 1979 – 1981
Reassigned on October 1, 1981 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by 94 Stat. 1994
Seat 19
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Henderson GA 1979 – 1981
Reassigned on October 1, 1981 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by 94 Stat. 1994
Seat 20
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
C. King TX 1979 – present
Seat 21
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Politz LA 1979 – 1999
Pickering MS 2004 – 2004
Seat 22
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Reavley TX 1979 – 1990
E. Garza TX 1991 – present
Seat 23
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
S. Johnson TX 1979 – 1991
Parker TX 1994 – 2002
Prado TX 2003 – present
Seat 24
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Tate LA 1979 – 1986
Duhé LA 1988 – 1999
Clement LA 2001 – present
Seat 25
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
T. Clark GA 1979 – 1981
Reassigned on October 1, 1981 to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by 94 Stat. 1994
Seat 26
Established on October 20, 1978 by 92 Stat. 1629
Garwood TX 1981 – 1997
Owen TX 2005 – present
Seat 27
Established on July 10, 1984 by 98 Stat. 333
E. Jones TX 1985 – present
Seat 28
Established on July 10, 1984 by 98 Stat. 333
Smith TX 1987 – present
Seat 29
Established on December 1, 1990 by 104 Stat. 5089
Stewart LA 1994 – present

December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1869 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... This page is about Judiciary Acts in the United States of America. ... This page is about Judiciary Acts in the United States of America. ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... John Minor Wisdom (May 17, 1905 - May 15, 1999), one of the Fifth Circuit Four, and a liberal Republican from Louisiana, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit during the 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... 1891 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... This page is about Judiciary Acts in the United States of America. ... ... ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1899 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... John Brown, one of the Fifth Circuit Four, and a liberal Republican from Texas, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. ... ... ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... ... ... ... ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining, as the last day of May. ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... Richard Rives, the sole Democrat among the Fifth Circuit Four, was a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Elbert Tuttle, one of the Fifth Circuit Four, and a liberal Republican from Georgia, was chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 1950s and 1960s, when that court became known for a series of decisions crucial in advancing the civil rights of African-Americans. ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Griffin Boyette Bell (born October 31, 1918) is an American lawyer and former Presidential Cabinet member. ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... 1961 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... ... ... ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... Charles Clark (born 1925) is a retired federal judge from Mississippi. ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... George Harrold Harold Carswell (December 22, 1919 - July 13, 1992) was a Federal Judge and an unsuccessful nominee to the United States Supreme Court. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... ... ... ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Judge Frank Johnson, May 1967 Frank Minis Johnson, Jr. ... State nickname: Camellia State, The Heart of Dixie¹, Yellowhammer State Other U.S. States Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Governor Bob Riley (R) Official languages English Area 52,423 mi²/135,775 km² (30th)  - Land 50,750 mi²/131,442 km²  - Water 1,673 mi²/4,333 km² (3. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... State nickname: Sunshine State Other U.S. States Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Official languages English Area 170,451 km² (22nd)  - Land 137,374 km²  - Water 30,486 km² (17. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... Charles Willis Pickering, Sr. ... State nickname: Magnolia State Other U.S. States Capital Jackson Largest city Jackson Governor Haley Barbour (R) Official languages English Area 125,546 km² (32nd)  - Land 121,606 km²  - Water 3,940 km² (3%) Population (2000)  - Population 2,697,243 (31st)  - Density 23. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... ... Emilio M. Garza (born in San Antonio, Texas, 1947) is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. ... ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... ... ... Edward C. Prado is currently a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. ... ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... Judge Edith Joy Brown Clement Edith Joy Brown Clement (born April 29, 1948) is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... State nickname: Peach State / Empire State of the South Other U.S. States Capital Atlanta Largest city Atlanta Governor Sonny Perdue (R) Official languages English Area 154,077 km² (24th)  - Land 150,132 km²  - Water 3,945 km² (2. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in Leap years). ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... ... Priscilla Owen (born in Palacios, Texas, October 4, 1954) is a judge in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. ... ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edith Hollan Jones (born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1949) is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. ... ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Carl E. Stewart is an American Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. ... State nickname: Pelican State Other U.S. States Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans, officially (currently Baton Rouge due to the evacuation of New Orleans) Governor Kathleen Blanco (D) Official languages None; English and French de facto Area 134,382 km² (31st)  - Land 112,927 km²  - Water 21,455...

See also


The selection of federal judges has become viewed as a political process in the last several decades. ...

United States Courts of Appeals

1st Circuit | 2nd Circuit | 3rd Circuit | 4th Circuit | 5th Circuit | 6th Circuit | 7th Circuit
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The United States Courts of Appeals (or circuit courts) are the mid-level appellate courts of the United States federal court system. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2200x1699, 99 KB)Map of the geographic boundaries of the various United States Courts of Appeals and United States District Courts. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States District Courts: District of Maine District of Massachusetts District of New Hampshire District of Puerto Rico District of Rhode Island The court is based at the John Joseph... The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States District Courts: District of Connecticut Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York District of Vermont The Second Circuit hears argument at the Thurgood Marshall U.S... The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States District Courts: District of Delaware District of New Jersey Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania District of the United States Virgin Islands The court is based at... The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: District of Maryland Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of North Carolina District of South Carolina Western and Eastern Districts of Virginia Northern and Southern Districts of... The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States District Courts: Western and Eastern Districts of Kentucky Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio Western, Middle, and Eastern Districts of Tennessee The... The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of Illinois Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin The court is based at the Dirksen... The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa District of Minnesota Eastern and Western Districts of Missouri District of Nebraska District of... United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: District of Colorado District of Kansas District of New Mexico Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma District of Utah District of Wyoming These districts were... The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts: Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Georgia These districts were originally part... The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, known informally as the D.C. Circuit, is the federal appellate court for the U.S. district court in Washington, DC. Appeals from the D.C. Circuit, as with all the U.S. Courts of Appeals, are heard... The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, or simply the Federal Circuit, was founded in 1982 to combine similar federal cases to a specialized appellate court. ... The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces exercises worldwide appellate jurisdiction over members of the United States armed forces on active duty and other persons subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice. ...



References

  • "Standard Search". Federal Law Clerk Information System. URL accessed on June 19, 2005.
    • primary but incomplete source for the duty stations
  • "Instructions for Judicial Directory". Website of the University of Texas Law School. URL accessed on July 4, 2005.
    • secondary source for the duty stations
    • data is current to 2002
    • Judge Owens' duty station comes from a third source
  • "U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit". Official website of the Federal Judicial Center. URL accessed on June 19, 2005.
    • source for the state, lifetime, term of active judgeship, term of chief judgeship, term of senior judgeship, appointer, termination reason, and seat information

June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 19 is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 195 days remaining. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
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United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1029 words)
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
As of 2006, the judges on the court are:
Reassigned from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit pursuant to 94 Stat. 1994.
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1116 words)
The court is composed of seventeen active judges and is based at the John Minor Wisdom U.S. Courthouse in New Orleans, Louisiana.
This court was created by the Evarts Act on June 16, 1891, which moved the circuit judges and appellate jurisdiction from the Circuit Courts of the Fifth Circuit to this court.
Pardee was appointed as a circuit judge for the Fifth Circuit in 1881 by James A. Garfield.
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