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Name Davis, W. Eugene
City Lafayette
State LA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Davis, W. Eugene
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Davis, W. Eugene
Born 1936 in Winfield, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by Gerald Ford on August 5, 1976, to a seat vacated by Richard J. Putnam. Confirmed by the Senate on September 17, 1976, and received commission on September 21, 1976. Service terminated on December 9, 1983, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on November 1, 1983, to a seat vacated by Robert Andrew Ainsworth, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on November 15, 1983, and received commission on November 16, 1983.

Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1960

Professional Career:
Private practice, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1960-1964
Private practice, New Iberia, Louisiana 1964-1976

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-TX-0007 : Meza v. Livingston
DR-TX-0001 : Frame v. City of Arlington
ED-TX-0002 : Hopwood v. Texas
EE-LA-0099 : United States v. Baton Rouge
EE-MS-0059 : Price v. Choctaw Glove & Safety Co., Inc.
EE-TX-0452 : Edwards v. City of Houston
FA-TX-0001 : Schultz v. Medina Valley Independent School District
FA-TX-0004 : Planned Parenthood Association v. Suehs
FH-TX-0005 : Simms v. First Gibraltar Bank
IM-LA-0005 : Daniel Castellanos-Contreras v. Decatur Hotels, LLC
IM-TX-0008 : Aguilar-Ayala v. Ruiz
IM-TX-0010 : Cardoso v. Reno
IM-TX-0028 : Villas at Parkside Partners v. City of Farmers Branch
IM-TX-0032 : Crane v. Johnson
IM-TX-0034 : State of Texas v. United States
JC-LA-0002 : Breaux & U.S. v. Phelps
PC-LA-0001 : Williams v. McKeithen
PN-LA-0001 : United States v. City of New Orleans

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