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Name Voorhees, Richard Lesley
City Charlotte
State NC
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:

Voorhees, Richard Lesley
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Voorhees, Richard Lesley
Born 1941 in Syracuse, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 31, 1987, to a seat vacated by David B. Sentelle. Confirmed by the Senate on October 14, 1988, and received commission on October 17, 1988. Served as chief judge, 1991-1998.

Education:
Davidson College, B.A., 1963
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:
U.S. Army cadet, ROTC, 1959-1963
U.S. Army lieutenant, Signal Corps, 1963-1965
U.S. Army Reserve captain, 1965-1969
Private practice, Gastonia, North Carolina, 1968-1988

compress summary

Case(s) EE-NC-0130 : United States v. City of Newton
EE-NC-0132 : United States v. Mecklenburg County
ID-NC-0001 : Thomas S. v. Flaherty
IM-AL-0006 : Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama v. Governor of Alabama
IM-GA-0007 : Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights v. Deal


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