History of the Federal Judiciary

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Jones, C. Darnell II
Born 1949 in Claremore, OK

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George W. Bush on July 24, 2008, to a seat vacated by Bruce W. Kauffman. Confirmed by the Senate on September 26, 2008, and received commission on October 30, 2008.

Southwestern College, Winfield, Kansas, A.B., 1972
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Public defender, Defender Association of Philadelphia [Pennsylvania], 1975-1987
Adjunct professor, St. Joseph's University School of Criminal Justice, 1991-1992
Adjunct professor, Temple University Beasley School of Law, 1992-1996
Curriculum developer and instructor, The National Judicial College, 1998-2008
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania], 1987-2008; president judge, 2006-2008


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