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Name Mays, Samuel H. Jr.
City Memphis
State TN
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:

Mays, Samuel H. Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Mays, Samuel H. Jr.
Born 1948 in Memphis, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 23, 2002, to a seat vacated by Jerome Turner. Confirmed by the Senate on May 9, 2002, and received commission on May 10, 2002. Assumed senior status on July 1, 2015.

Education:
Amherst College, B.A., 1970
Yale Law School, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Private practice, Tennessee, 1973-1995, 2000-2002
Office of Gov. Don Sundquist, Tennessee, 1995-2000; legal counsel 1995-1997; deputy and chief of staff, 1997-2000

compress summary

Case(s) SD-TN-0002 : Monroe, United States of America v. Jackson- Madison County School Board of Education


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