History of the Federal Judiciary


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Hawkins, Michael Daly
Born 1945 in Winslow, AZ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 13, 1994, to a seat vacated by Thomas Tang. Confirmed by the Senate on September 14, 1994, and received commission on September 15, 1994. Assumed senior status on February 12, 2010.

Education:
Arizona State University, B.A., 1967
Arizona State University College of Law, J.D., 1970
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1998

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps special courts martial military judge, 1970-1973
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1973-1976, 1980-1994
U.S. attorney for the District of Arizona, 1977-1980
Special prosecutor, The Navajo Nation, 1985-1989

 

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