Edith Clement

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Edith Clement
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   11/25/1991 - Present
Preceded by:   John Duhe, Jr.
Past post:   Eastern District of Louisiana
Past chief:   2001
Past term:   1991 - 2001
Past position:   Seat #2
Personal History
Born:   1948
Hometown:   Birmingham, AL
Undergraduate:   University of Alabama, 1969
Law School:   Tulane Law School, 1972



Edith Brown Clement (b. 1948) is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She joined the court in 2001 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Clement graduated from the University of Alabama with her bachelor's degree in 1969 and obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Tulane Law in 1972.[1]

Professional career

In 1973, Clement served as law clerk to Federal District Judge Herbert Christenberry in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Clement was in private practice from 1975 to 1991 in the State of Louisiana.[1]

Judicial career

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Clement was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit by President George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by John Duhe, Jr.. Clement was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 13, 2001 and received commission on November 26, 2001.[2]

Eastern District of Louisiana

Clement was appointed Judge to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. She was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on October 1, 1991, to a seat vacated by Charles Schwartz, Jr. Clement was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 21, 1991 on unanimous consent of the Senate and received commission on November 25, 1991.[3]

Clement briefly served as the Chief Judge of the Court in 2001 before leaving the Eastern District of Louisiana on November 27, 2001 due to her appointment to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Clement was succeeded in this position by Lance Africk.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Charles Schwartz
Eastern District of Louisiana
1991–2001
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Lance Africk
Preceded by:
John Duhe
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
2001–present
Succeeded by:
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