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Name Black, Susan Harrell
City Jacksonville
State FL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Black, Susan Harrell
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Black, Susan Harrell
Born 1943 in Valdosta, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 22, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1979, and received commission on July 24, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1990-1992. Service terminated on September 3, 1992, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on March 10, 1992, to a seat vacated by Thomas Alonzo Clark. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1992, and received commission on August 12, 1992. Assumed senior status on February 25, 2011.

Florida State University, B.A., 1964
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1967
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1984

Professional Career:
High school teacher, Jacksonville, Florida, 1967-1968
Attorney, U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville, Florida, 1968-1969
Assistant state's attorney, Jacksonville, Florida, 1969-1972
Assistant general counsel, Jacksonville, Florida, 1972-1973
Judge, Duval County [Florida] Court, 1973-1975
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1975-1979

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-FL-0005 : Johnson v. Bush
CJ-ID-0002 : Bell v. City of Boise
EE-AL-0097 : United States v. Jefferson County
IM-FL-0015 : Rodriguez v. United States
IM-GA-0005 : De Leon-Granados v. Eller And Sons Trees, Inc.
JC-AL-0021 : Danley v. Allen
JC-GA-0025 : Evans v. City of Zebulon, Georgia
JC-GA-0026 : Powell v. Barrett
PC-AL-0012 : Harris v. Thigpen
PC-FL-0001 : Costello v. Wainwright
PC-FL-0014 : Butler v. McDonough
PN-AL-0004 : J.W. v. Roper

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