History of the Federal Judiciary


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Browning, James O.
Born 1956 in Levelland, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a seat vacated by C. Leroy Hansen. Confirmed by the Senate on July 31, 2003, and received commission on August 1, 2003.

Education:
Yale University, B.A., 1978
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Collins J. Seitz, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1981-1982
Law clerk, Hon. Lewis F. Powell, Supreme Court of the United States, 1982-1983
Private practice, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1983-1987, 1988-2003
Deputy attorney general, State of New Mexico, 1987-1988

 

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