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Name Fitzwater, Sidney Allen
City Dallas
State TX
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:

Fitzwater, Sidney Allen
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Fitzwater, Sidney Allen
Born 1953 in Olney, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on January 29, 1986, to a seat vacated by Robert M. Hill. Confirmed by the Senate on March 18, 1986, and received commission on March 19, 1986. Served as chief judge, 2007-2014.

Education:
Baylor University, B.A., 1975
Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1976-1978
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1978-1982
Judge, Texas District Court, Two Hundred and Ninety-Eighth Judicial District, 1982-1986

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, October 29, 1985; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, January 27, 1992; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) EE-TX-0260 : EEOC v. Parfumes De Couer Limited, Inc.
EE-TX-0320 : EEOC v. SBC Communications, Inc.
EE-TX-0343 : EEOC v. Sheng−Raamco Management Inc
PH-TX-0004 : Inclusive Communities Project v. Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs


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