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.

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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