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Name Collins, Robert Frederick
City New Orleans
State LA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1931 in New Orleans, 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 1931 in New Orleans, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on January 26, 1978, to a seat vacated by Alvin B. Rubin. Confirmed by the Senate on May 17, 1978, and received commission on May 19, 1978. Service terminated on August 6, 1993, due to resignation.

Education:
Dillard University, B.A., 1951
Louisiana State University Law School, LL.B., 1954

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, 1954-1956
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1956-1972
Instructor, Southern University Law School, 1959-1961
Magistrate judge, Orleans Parish [Louisiana] Criminal District Court, 1972-1978

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, November 2, 1977; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) ID-LA-0003 : Gary W. v. Louisiana
SD-AL-0001 : U.S. v. Jefferson County Bd. of Ed./Stout v. Jefferson County Bd. of Ed.
SD-LA-0007 : Smith vs. Concordia Parish School Board
SD-MS-0030 : Singleton v. Jackson Municipal Separate School District

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