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Carnes, Julie E.

Born 1950 in Atlanta, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on August 1, 1991, to a seat vacated by Robert H. Hall. Confirmed by the Senate on February 6, 1992, and received commission on February 10, 1992. Served as chief judge, 2009-2014. Service terminated on July 31, 2014, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by James Larry Edmondson. Confirmed by the Senate on July 21, 2014, and received commission on July 31, 2014. Assumed senior status on June 18, 2018.

University of Georgia, B.A., 1972
University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Lewis R. Morgan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1975-1977
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Georgia, 1978-1990; appellate chief, Criminal Division, 1982-1990
Member, U.S. Attorney General's Advisory Committee on Sentencing Guidelines, 1988-1990
Special counsel, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1989
Commissioner, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1990-1996

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, December 19, 2013; no Senate vote