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Name Pryor, William Holcombe Jr.
City Montgomery
State AL
Role(s) Attorney
Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Pryor, William Holcombe Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Pryor, William Holcombe Jr.
Born 1962 in Mobile, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Received a recess appointment from George W. Bush on February 20, 2004, to a seat vacated by Emmett Ripley Cox; nominated to the same position by George W. Bush on February 14, 2005. Confirmed by the Senate on June 9, 2005, and received commission on June 10, 2005.

Education:
Northeast Louisiana University (now University of Louisiana at Monroe), B.A., 1984
Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1987

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. John Minor Wisdom, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1987-1988
Private practice, Alabama, 1988-1995
Adjunct professor, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, 1989-1995
Deputy attorney general, State of Alabama, 1995-1997
Attorney general, State of Alabama, 1997-2004
Commissioner, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 2013-

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, April 9, 2003; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, March 12, 2004; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-FL-0002 : Hill v. McDonough
CJ-FL-0005 : Johnson v. Bush
CJ-GA-0003 : Crowe v. Head
CW-AL-0001 : R.C. v. Hornsby
DR-FL-0003 : Ault v. Walt Disney World Co.
DR-TN-0001 : Lane v. Tennessee
EE-AL-0096 : United States v. Director Alabama Personnel Department
EE-AL-0098 : Shuford v. Alabama State Board of Education
EE-AL-0100 : Crum v. State of Alabama
EE-AL-0101 : Reynolds v. Alabama Department of Transportation
EE-FL-0156 : Beckford v. Florida Department of Corrections
FA-AL-0003 : Eternal World Television Network v. Sebelius
IM-GA-0002 : Williams v. Mohawk Industries
IM-GA-0006 : Luna v. Del Monte Fresh Produce
JC-AL-0008 : Parrish v. Alabama Department of Corrections
JC-AL-0021 : Danley v. Allen
JC-GA-0025 : Evans v. City of Zebulon, Georgia
NH-AL-0001 : DOJ CRIPA Investigation of Claudette Box Nursing Home, Mount Vernon, Alabama
PC-AL-0013 : Bradley v. Haley
PC-AL-0025 : Leatherwood v. Campbell
PC-TX-0003 : Ruiz v. Estelle
SD-AL-0008 : Miller, United States of America v. Board of Education of Gadsden
VR-FL-0170 : Arcia v. Detzner


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