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Name James, Robert Gillespie
City Monroe
State LA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1946 in Ruston, LA

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

Born 1946 in Ruston, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 27, 1998, to a seat vacated by John M. Shaw. Confirmed by the Senate on July 31, 1998, and received commission on August 3, 1998. Served as chief judge, 2009-2012. Assumed senior status on May 31, 2016.

Education:
Louisiana Tech University, B.A., 1968
Louisiana State University Law School, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:

Private practice, Ruston, Louisiana, 1971-1998
Business law instructor, Louisiana Tech University, 1992-1998
Judge, Ruston [Louisiana] City Court, 1985-1998


compress summary

Case(s) EE-LA-0063 : EEOC v. Wells Fargo Financial Louisiana
EE-LA-0073 : EEOC v. K&B LOUISIANA CORPORATION (d/b/a RITE AID)
EE-LA-0096 : United States of America v. City of Bastrop, Louisiana
SD-LA-0003 : United States of America v. Caldwell Parish School Board
SD-LA-0005 : Andrews v. City of Monroe (La.)
SD-LA-0012 : Johnson v. Jackson Parish School Board
SD-LA-0015 : United States of America v. Lincoln Parish School Board
SD-LA-0017 : United States of America v. Franklin Parish School Board
SD-LA-0018 : Williams v. Kimbrough
SD-LA-0019 : United States of America v. Morehouse Parish School Board
SD-LA-0023 : United States of America v. Richland Parish School Board
SD-LA-0028 : CLEVELAND v. UNION PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
SD-LA-0030 : United States of America v. West Carroll Parish School Board
SD-LA-0037 : 29 Related School Desegregation Cases in the Western District of Louisiana

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