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Name Hanks, George Carol Jr.
City Galveston
State TX
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1965 in Breaux Bridge, LA

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

Born 1965 in Breaux Bridge, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 7, 2015, to a seat vacated by Nancy Friedman Atlas. Confirmed by the Senate on April 20, 2015, and received commission on April 22, 2015.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2010-2015

Education:
Louisiana State University, B.A., 1986
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1989
Duke University School of Law, LL.M., judicial studies, 2014

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Simeon Lake, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1989-1991
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1991-2000
Judge, Texas District Court, One Hundred and Fifty-Seventh Judicial District, 2001-2002
Justice, First Court of Appeals of Texas, 2002-2010

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, September 18, 2014; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) CJ-TX-0011 : West v. City of Santa Fe
PC-TX-0018 : Moussazadeh v. Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice

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