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Name Lawson, Hugh
City Macon
State GA
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:

Lawson, Hugh
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Lawson, Hugh
Born 1941 in Hawkinsville, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 10, 1995, to a seat vacated by Wilbur D. Owens, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 1995, and received commission on December 26, 1995. Served as chief judge, 2006-2008. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2008.

Education:
Emory University, B.A., 1963
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1964

Professional Career:
Private practice, Hawkinsville, Georgia, 1965-1979
Judge, Superior Court of Georgia, Oconee Judicial Circuit, 1979-1995

compress summary

Case(s) JC-GA-0003 : U.S. v. Columbus Consolidated City/County Government (Muscogee County)
JC-GA-0010 : U.S. v. Clay County
JC-GA-0011 : U.S. v. Dooly County
JC-GA-0029 : Williams v. Clinch County, GA
PC-GA-0014 : Mann v. Donald


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