History of the Federal Judiciary

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Stewart, Carl E.
Born 1950 in Shreveport, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 27, 1994, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1994, and received commission on May 9, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2012-present.

Dillard University, B.A., 1971
Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, J.D., 1974

Professional Career:
U.S. Army captain, JAG Corps, 1975-1977
Private practice, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1977-1978, 1983-1985
Staff attorney, Louisiana Attorney General's Office, 1978-1979
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Louisiana, 1979-1983
Judge, Louisiana District Court, First Judicial District, 1985-1991
Judge, Louisiana Court of Appeal, Second Judicial Circuit, 1991-1994


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