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Name Jones, Edith Hollan
City Houston
State TX
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Jones, Edith Hollan
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Jones, Edith Hollan
Born 1949 in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 27, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1985, and received commission on April 4, 1985. Served as chief judge, 2006-2012.

Education:
Cornell University, B.A., 1971
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1974

Professional Career:
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1974-1985

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, September 17, 1984; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-TX-0004 : White v. Johnson
DR-TX-0001 : Frame v. City of Arlington
EE-MS-0046 : EEOC v. ROYER HOMES OF MISSISSIPPI
EE-TX-0447 : Guerra v. Celanese Corp.
EE-TX-0451 : McClain v. Lufkin Industries
EE-TX-0452 : Edwards v. City of Houston
FA-TX-0005 : East Texas Baptist University v. Sebelius
ID-TX-0001 : Lelsz v. Kavanaugh
IM-LA-0005 : Daniel Castellanos-Contreras v. Decatur Hotels, LLC
IM-TX-0028 : Villas at Parkside Partners v. City of Farmers Branch
JC-TX-0015 : Watt v. City of Richardson Police Department
PB-LA-0003 : Adar v. Smith
PC-LA-0014 : Ball v. LeBlanc
PC-MS-0001 : Gates v. Collier
PC-TX-0003 : Ruiz v. Estelle
PC-TX-0004 : Purvis v. Johnson
PH-TX-0001 : Walker v. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
PH-TX-0004 : Inclusive Communities Project v. Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs
VR-MS-0147 : Young v. Hosemann


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