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Name Wilson, Billy Roy
City Little Rock
State AR
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:

Wilson, Billy Roy
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Wilson, Billy Roy
Born 1939 in Little Rock, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a seat vacated by G. Thomas Eisele. Confirmed by the Senate on September 30, 1993, and received commission on October 1, 1993. Assumed senior status on October 1, 2008.

Education:
Hendrix College, B.A., 1962
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1965

Professional Career:
Private practice, Texarkana, Arkansas, 1965-1966
Deputy prosecutor, Miller County, Arkansas, 1965-1966
U.S. Navy lieutenant junior grade, 1966-1969
Private practice, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1969-1993

Nominated and served until January 12, 2011, under the name William Roy Wilson, Jr.

compress summary

Case(s) EE-AR-0048 : EEOC v. THE CAJUN CO., INC.
EE-AR-0049 : EEOC v. Tobacco Superstores, Inc.
EE-AR-0062 : Nelson v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
JC-AR-0003 : Terry v. Hill
PB-AR-0003 : Pediatric Specialty Care Inc. v. Arkansas Department of Human Services


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