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Name Politz, Henry Anthony
City Shreveport
State LA
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:

Politz, Henry Anthony
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Politz, Henry Anthony
Born May 9, 1932, in Napoleonville, LA
Died May 25, 2002, in Shreveport, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 3, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 1979, and received commission on July 13, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1992-1999. Assumed senior status on August 10, 1999. Service terminated on May 25, 2002, due to death.

Education:
Louisiana State University, B.A., 1958
Louisiana State University Law School, J.D., 1959

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force, 1951-1955
Private practice, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1959-1979
Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-TX-0002 : O'Bryan v. McKaskle
ED-TX-0002 : Hopwood v. Texas
EE-FL-0130 : United States v. City of Miami
EE-TX-0452 : Edwards v. City of Houston
EE-TX-0467 : Salinas v. Roadway Express, Inc.
ID-LA-0003 : Gary W. v. Louisiana
IM-TX-0010 : Cardoso v. Reno
IM-TX-0021 : Hernandez v. Reno
JC-LA-0003 : Hamilton v. Schriro
JC-TX-0010 : In re Clements
PB-NM-0001 : Lewis v. New Mexico Dept. of Health
PC-LA-0001 : Williams v. McKeithen
PC-MS-0001 : Gates v. Collier
PC-TX-0012 : Hall v. Thomas


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