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Name Hinkle, Robert Lewis
City Tallahassee
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:

Hinkle, Robert Lewis
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hinkle, Robert Lewis
Born 1951 in Apalachicola, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 6, 1996, to a seat vacated by William H. Stafford, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on July 25, 1996, and received commission on August 1, 1996. Served as chief judge, 2004-2009.

Education:
Florida State University, B.A., 1972
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Irving Goldberg, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1976-1977
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1977-1978
Private practice, Tallahassee, Florida, 1978-1996
Adjunct professor of law, Florida State University, 1981

compress summary

Case(s) PB-FL-0004 : Long v. Benson
PB-FL-0015 : Brenner v. Scott
PC-FL-0017 : Lee v. Singletary
VR-FL-0169 : United States v. State of Florida


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