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Name Anderson, Robert Lanier III
City Macon
State GA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1936 in Macon, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1936 in Macon, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 18, 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. Service terminated on October 1, 1981, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Reassigned on October 1, 1981, to a new seat authorized by 94 Stat. 1994. Served as chief judge, 1999-2002. Assumed senior status on January 31, 2009.

Education:
Yale College, A.B., 1958
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1961

Professional Career:

Private practice, Macon, Georgia, 1961, 1963-1979
U.S. Army captain, 1961-1963
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1999-2002


compress summary

Case(s) CJ-AL-0002 : Nelson v. Campbell
CJ-FL-0005 : Johnson v. Bush
CW-AL-0001 : R.C. v. Hornsby
DR-FL-0003 : Ault v. Walt Disney World Co.
EE-AL-0097 : United States v. Jefferson County
EE-AL-0100 : Crum v. State of Alabama
EE-FL-0130 : United States v. City of Miami
EE-GA-0104 : Alexander v. Fulton County, Ga.
FA-GA-0001 : Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta v. Sebelius
ID-GA-0002 : S.H. v. Edwards
IM-FL-0009 : Jean v. Nelson
JC-FL-0012 : Haney v. Miami-Dade County
JC-GA-0025 : Evans v. City of Zebulon, Georgia
MH-FL-0001 : Johnson & U.S. v. Florida
PC-AL-0012 : Harris v. Thigpen
PC-FL-0014 : Butler v. McDonough
SD-AL-0004 : Knight v. Alabama

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