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Name Robinson, Mary Lou
City Amarillo
State TX
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Robinson, Mary Lou
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Robinson, Mary Lou
Born 1926 in Dodge City, KS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on February 23, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 1979, and received commission on April 26, 1979. Assumed senior status on February 11, 2016.

Education:
University of Texas, B.A., 1948
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:
Private practice, Amarillo, Texas, 1950-1955
Judge, Potter County [Texas] Court, 1955-1958
Judge, Potter County [Texas] One Hundred and Eighth District Court, 1961-1973
Justice, Seventh Court of Civil Appeals of Texas, 1973-1979; chief justice, 1977-1979

Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) IM-TX-0012 : Cervantez v. Whitfield
IM-TX-0020 : Swift & Company v. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
IM-TX-0023 : United Food and Commercial Workers International Union v. Chertoff
PC-TX-0004 : Purvis v. Johnson


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