History of the Federal Judiciary

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Carr, James G.
Born 1940 in Boston, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 27, 1994, to a seat vacated by Richard B. McQuade, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1994, and received commission on May 9, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2004-2010. Assumed senior status on June 1, 2010.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1979-1994

Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 2002-2008

Kenyon College, B.A., 1966
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1969

Professional Career:
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1966-1968
Staff attorney, Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation, Illinois, 1968-1970
Adjunct professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1969
Adjunct professor, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 1970
Associate professor, University of Toledo College of Law, 1970-1979
Assistant prosecutor, Lucas County, Ohio, 1972-1973


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