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Name Higgins, Thomas Aquinas
City Nashville
State TN
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:

Higgins, Thomas Aquinas
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Higgins, Thomas Aquinas
Born 1932 in Nashville, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 6, 1984, to a seat vacated by L. Clure Morton. Confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 1984, and received commission on October 4, 1984. Assumed senior status on February 28, 1999.

Education:
Christian Brothers College, A.A., 1952
University of Tennessee, B.A., 1954
Vanderbilt University Law School, LL.B., 1957

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, JAG Corps, 1957-1960
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1961-1984

compress summary

Case(s) DR-TN-0001 : Lane v. Tennessee
EE-TN-0134 : United States v. Maury County
EE-TN-0138 : Lintemuth v. Saturn Corporation
JC-TN-0002 : Armstrong v. Metropolitan Gov. of Nashville and Davidson County
PC-TN-0004 : Tuggle v. Cook
PC-TN-0007 : Grubbs v. Bradley
PC-TN-0009 : Watson v. Norris


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