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Hartz, Harris L.
Born 1947 in Baltimore, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by Bobby Ray Baldock. Confirmed by the Senate on December 6, 2001, and received commission on December 10, 2001.

Harvard College, A.B., 1967
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Mexico, 1972-1975
Assistant professor of law, University of Illinois College of Law, 1976
New Mexico Governor's Organized Crime Prevention Commission, 1976-1979; counsel, 1976-1977; executive director, 1977-1979
Private practice, New Mexico, 1979-1988, 1999-2001
Judge, New Mexico Court of Appeals, 1988-1999

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, June 21, 2001; no Senate vote


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