History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
McDonald, Gabrielle Anne Kirk
Born 1942 in St. Paul, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on February 27, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on May 10, 1979, and received commission on May 11, 1979. Service terminated on August 14, 1988, due to resignation.

Education:
Howard University School of Law, LL.B., 1966

Professional Career:
Staff attorney, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, New York City, 1966-1968
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1969-1979
Faculty, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University, 1970, 1975-1977, 1993-
Visiting professor, St. Mary's Law School, 1991-1993
Judge, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Hague, 1993-1999; president, 1997-1999
Judge, Iran-United States Claim Tribunal, The Hague, 2001-

 

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