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Name Blackburn, Sharon Lovelace
City Birmingham
State AL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Blackburn, Sharon Lovelace
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Blackburn, Sharon Lovelace
Born 1950 in Pensacola, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 11, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 1991, and received commission on May 30, 1991. Served as chief judge, 2006-2013. Assumed senior status on May 8, 2015.

Education:
University of Alabama, B.A., 1973
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Law clerk, J. O. Sentell, clerk, Supreme Court of Alabama, 1977
Law clerk, Hon. Robert Varner, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama, 1977-78
Staff attorney, Birmingham Area Legal Services, Birmingham, Alabama, 1979
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Alabama, 1979-1991; Civil Division, 1979-1985; Criminal Division, 1985-1991

compress summary

Case(s) EE-AL-0023 : EEOC v. City of Sheffield Fire Department
FA-AL-0002 : Eternal World Television Network v. Sebelius
FH-AL-0006 : United States v. Compass Bank
IM-AL-0005 : United States v. Alabama
IM-AL-0006 : Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama v. Governor of Alabama
IM-AL-0007 : Parsley v. Bentley
PN-AL-0004 : J.W. v. Roper


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