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Name Laffitte, Hector Manuel
City San Juan
State PR
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race Latino
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Laffitte, Hector Manuel
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Laffitte, Hector Manuel
Born 1934 in Ponce, Puerto Rico

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 26, 1983, to a seat vacated by Hernan G. Pesquera. Confirmed by the Senate on July 26, 1983, and received commission on July 27, 1983. Served as chief judge, 1999-2004. Assumed senior status on November 15, 2005. Service terminated on February 16, 2007, due to retirement.

Education:
Polytechnic Institute of Puerto Rico (now Interamerican University), B.A., 1955
University of Puerto Rico School of Law, LL.B., 1959
Georgetown College (now Georgetown University) Law Center, LL.M., 1960

Professional Career:
Private practice, Puerto Rico, 1960-1983

compress summary

Case(s) EE-PR-0013 : Ortiz v. International Ethical Laboratories
MH-PR-0001 : Navarro-Ayala v. Hernandez-Colon


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