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Name King, James Lawrence
City Miami
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:

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

King, James Lawrence
Born 1927 in Miami, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on October 7, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on October 13, 1970, and received commission on October 19, 1970. Served as chief judge, 1984-1991. Assumed senior status on December 20, 1992.

Education:
University of Florida, B.A.E., 1949
University of Florida College of Law, LL.B., 1953

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force, 1953-1955
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1953-1964
Member, Florida Board of Regents, 1964
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 1964-1970
Associate justice, Florida Supreme Court, 1965
Associate justice, Florida District Court of Appeal, Third District, 1966-1967

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-FL-0005 : Johnson v. Bush
CW-MD-0001 : L.J. v. Massinga
EE-FL-0131 : United States v. Metro Dade County
EE-FL-0143 : Collins v. Executive Airlines, Inc.
IM-FL-0005 : Diaz v. Weinberger
IM-FL-0007 : Haitian Refugee Ctr. v. Smith
IM-FL-0016 : Ray v. Department of Justice
IM-FL-0018 : Tefel v. Reno


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