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Name Houston, John A.
City San Diego
State CA
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:

Houston, John A.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Houston, John A.
Born 1952 in Greensboro, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 1, 2003, to a new seat authorized by 116 Stat. 1758. Confirmed by the Senate on October 2, 2003, and received commission on October 7, 2003.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 1998-2003

Education:
North Carolina A&T State University, B.S., 1974
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve, 1974-1978, 1981-
U.S. Army, JAG Corps, 1978-1981
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of California, 1981-1998; chief, Asset Forfeiture Unit, 1987-1994; senior counsel for asset forfeiture, 1994-1996; senior financial litigation counsel, 1996-1998

compress summary

Case(s) IM-CA-0001 : Garrett v. City of Escondido, California


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