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Name Houston, John A.
City San Diego
State CA
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 1952 in Greensboro, NC

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 1952 in Greensboro, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 1, 2003, to a new seat authorized by 116 Stat. 1758. Confirmed by the Senate on October 2, 2003, and received commission on October 7, 2003.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 1998-2003

Education:
North Carolina A&T State University, B.S., 1974
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:

U.S. Army Reserve, 1974-1978, 1981-
U.S. Army, JAG Corps, 1978-1981
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of California, 1981-1998; chief, Asset Forfeiture Unit, 1987-1994; senior counsel for asset forfeiture, 1994-1996; senior financial litigation counsel, 1996-1998


compress summary

Case(s) IM-CA-0001 : Garrett v. City of Escondido, California

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