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Name Higginbotham, Patrick Errol
City Austin
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:

Higginbotham, Patrick Errol
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Higginbotham, Patrick Errol
Born 1938 in McCalla, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Gerald Ford on December 2, 1975, to a seat vacated by Sarah T. Hughes. Confirmed by the Senate on December 12, 1975, and received commission on December 12, 1975. Service terminated on August 3, 1982, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 1, 1982, to a seat vacated by Reynaldo Guerra Garza. Confirmed by the Senate on July 27, 1982, and received commission on July 30, 1982. Assumed senior status on August 28, 2006.

Education:
University of Alabama, B.A., 1960
University of Alabama School of Law, LL.B., 1961

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force judge advocate, 1961-1964
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1964-1975
Adjunct professor of constitutional law, Southern Methodist University Law School, 1976

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-TX-0002 : O'Bryan v. McKaskle
CJ-TX-0003 : Resendiz v. Livingston
CJ-TX-0007 : Meza v. Livingston
EE-LA-0104 : United States v. Parish of Orleans Criminal Sheriff
EE-MS-0058 : Smith v. Jackson
EE-TX-0107 : EEOC v. DUNBAR DIAGNOSTIC SERVICES INC
EE-TX-0451 : McClain v. Lufkin Industries
EE-TX-0452 : Edwards v. City of Houston
FH-TX-0002 : Fisher v. Dallas Federal Savings and Loan Association and Guardian Savings and Loan Association
ID-TX-0001 : Lelsz v. Kavanaugh
IM-TX-0008 : Aguilar-Ayala v. Ruiz
IM-TX-0018 : Perales v. Casillas
IM-TX-0034 : State of Texas v. United States
JC-TX-0001 : Alberti v. Klevenhagen
JC-TX-0008 : Cruz v. Hauck
JI-TX-0001 : Morales v. Turman


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