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Name Dennis, James L.
City New Orleans
State LA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Dennis, James L.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Dennis, James L.
Born 1936 in Monroe, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 31, 1995, to a seat vacated by Charles Clark. Confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1995, and received commission on October 2, 1995.

Education:
Louisiana Tech University, B.A., 1959
Louisiana State University Law School, J.D., 1962
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1984

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1955-1957
Private practice, Monroe, Louisiana, 1962-1972
State representative, Louisiana, 1968-1972
Judge, Louisiana District Court, Fourth Judicial District, 1972-1974
Judge, Louisiana Court of Appeal, Second Judicial Circuit, 1974-1975
Associate justice, Supreme Court of Louisiana, 1975-1995

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, June 8, 1994; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-TX-0001 : Harris v. Johnson
CJ-TX-0003 : Resendiz v. Livingston
DR-TX-0001 : Frame v. City of Arlington
EE-MS-0059 : Price v. Choctaw Glove & Safety Co., Inc.
EE-TX-0451 : McClain v. Lufkin Industries
EE-TX-0452 : Edwards v. City of Houston
FA-TX-0005 : East Texas Baptist University v. Sebelius
IM-LA-0005 : Daniel Castellanos-Contreras v. Decatur Hotels, LLC
IM-TX-0021 : Hernandez v. Reno
IM-TX-0028 : Villas at Parkside Partners v. City of Farmers Branch
PC-MS-0003 : Russell v. Johnson
PC-TX-0007 : Guajardo v. Estelle
PD-LA-0003 : State v. Peart
PN-LA-0001 : United States v. City of New Orleans


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