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Name Hill, James Clinkscales
City Jacksonville
State FL
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:

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

Hill, James Clinkscales
Born 1924 in Darlington, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on July 9, 1974, to a seat vacated by Sidney O. Smith, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on August 8, 1974, and received commission on August 9, 1974. Service terminated on May 26, 1976, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Gerald Ford on May 4, 1976, to a seat vacated by Griffin Boyette Bell. Confirmed by the Senate on May 19, 1976, and received commission on May 21, 1976. 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. Assumed senior status on October 15, 1989.

Education:
University of South Carolina, B.Sc., 1948
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, Air Corps, 1943-1945
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1948-1974
Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) CW-AL-0001 : R.C. v. Hornsby
CW-GA-0001 : Kenny A. v. Perdue
EE-FL-0130 : United States v. City of Miami
ID-LA-0003 : Gary W. v. Louisiana
IM-FL-0007 : Haitian Refugee Ctr. v. Smith
IM-FL-0009 : Jean v. Nelson
JC-AL-0018 : Wilson v. Jones
JC-GA-0019 : Inmates of Henry County Jail v. Parham
PC-AL-0018 : Spears v. Johnson
PC-LA-0001 : Williams v. McKeithen
PD-GA-0002 : Luckey v. Miller


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