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Name Hancock, James Hughes
City Birmingham
State AL
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:

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

Hancock, James Hughes
Born 1931 in Montgomery, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on March 20, 1973, to a seat vacated by Seybourn H. Lynne. Confirmed by the Senate on April 10, 1973, and received commission on April 17, 1973. Assumed senior status on May 1, 1996.

Education:
University of Alabama, B.S., 1953
University of Alabama School of Law, LL.B., 1957

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, 1953-1955
Law clerk, Hon. John L. Goodwyn, Supreme Court of Alabama
Private practice, Birmingham, Alabama, 1957-1973

compress summary

Case(s) EE-GA-0104 : Alexander v. Fulton County, Ga.


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