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Name Mills, Michael P.
City Oxford
State MS
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:

Mills, Michael P.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Mills, Michael P.
Born 1956 in Charleston, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by Neal B. Biggers. Confirmed by the Senate on October 11, 2001, and received commission on October 16, 2001. Served as chief judge, 2007-2014.

Education:
Itawamba Community College, A.A., 1976
University of Mississippi, B.A., 1978
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1980
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 2001

Professional Career:
Private practice, Mississippi, 1980-1995
State representative, Mississippi, 1984-1995
Justice, Mississippi Supreme Court, 1995-2001

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, July 10, 2001; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) ED-MS-0001 : Mattie T. v. Johnston
FH-MS-0006 : United States v. First National Bank of Pontotoc
SD-MS-0006 : Henry vs. The Clarksdale Municipal Separate School District
SD-MS-0012 : US v. Columbus Municipal Separate School District


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