Bonnie Jackson

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Bonnie Foster Jackson
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Current Court Information:
19th Judicial District, Louisiana
Title:   Judge
Service:
Active:   1993-2020
Past position:   Assistant director, East Baton Rouge Parish Public Defender's Office
Past term:   1989-1992
Personal History
Law School:   Louisiana State University Law Center, 1978
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  19th District Court
Position:  Division K
State:  Louisiana
Election information 2014:
Party:   Democratic
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  11/4/2014
Primary vote:  60.8%ApprovedA
Election vote:  ApprovedA

Bonnie Foster Jackson is a criminal court judge of the 19th Judicial District Division K in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. She was first elected to this position on November 3, 1992.[1][2]

Jackson ran for re-election to the court in 2014, winning another six-year term that expires at the end of 2020.[3]

Elections

2014

See also: Louisiana judicial elections, 2014
Jackson ran for re-election to the 19th Judicial District.
Primary: She was elected in the primary on November 4, 2014, receiving 60.8% of the vote. She competed against Nina S. Hunter and Tiffany Foxworth.
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Education

Jackson earned her J.D. from the Louisiana State University Law Center in 1978, one of five African American students to graduate from the law school that year.[5]

Career

Before serving as a judge, Jackson worked for the East Baton Rouge Parish Public Defender's Office for 14 years. While there she became the assistant director, a position she held until the launch of her judgeship campaign.[5]

Awards and associations

Awards

  • 2012: Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, LSU Law Center[5]

See also

External links

References

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