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Name Hatchett, Joseph Woodrow
City Miami
State FL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hatchett, Joseph Woodrow
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hatchett, Joseph Woodrow
Born 1932 in Clearwater, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 17, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 1979, and received commission on July 13, 1979. Service terminated on October 1, 1981, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Reassigned on October 1, 1981, to a new seat authorized by 94 Stat. 1994. Served as chief judge, 1996-1999. Service terminated on May 14, 1999, due to retirement.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1971-1975

Education:
Florida A&M University, B.A., 1954
Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1959

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, 1954-1956
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve lieutenant colonel and judge advocate, 1977-1988
Private practice, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1959-1966
Cooperating attorney, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, 1960-1966
Consultant, Daytona Beach [Florida] Urban Renewal Department, 1963-1966
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Florida, 1966-1971; first assistant U.S. attorney, 1967-1971
Special hearing office for conscientious objectors, U.S. Department of Justice, 1967-1968
Justice, Florida Supreme Court, 1975-1979


compress summary

Case(s) EE-AL-0097 : United States v. Jefferson County
EE-FL-0130 : United States v. City of Miami
ID-GA-0002 : S.H. v. Edwards
IM-FL-0008 : Haitian Refugee Center, Inc. v. Baker
IM-FL-0009 : Jean v. Nelson
IM-FL-0012 : Richard Bruland, Raymond Bruland, Vance Hager, and William Baldwin v. Joe D. Howerton
IM-GA-0003 : Fernandez-Roque v. Smith
JC-AL-0002 : Adams & U.S. v. Mathis
JC-GA-0028 : Justice v. City of Peachtree
PB-FL-0005 : Doe v. Chiles
PC-AL-0012 : Harris v. Thigpen
PC-MS-0001 : Gates v. Collier
PD-GA-0002 : Luckey v. Miller
VR-FL-0057 : Johnson v. DeGrandy


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