Darnell Jones

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Darnell Jones
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #14T
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   10/30/2008 - Present
Preceded by:   Bruce Kauffman
Past post:   Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, President Judge
Past chief:   2006 - 2008
Past term:   1987 - 2008
Personal History
Born:   1949
Hometown:   Claremore, OK
Undergraduate:   Southwestern College, A.B., 1972
Law School:   The American U., J.D., 1975



C. Darnell Jones, II (b. 1949) is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.[1]

Early life and education

  • A.B., Southwestern College, 1972
  • J.D., The American University, Washington College of Law, 1975[2]

Professional career

  • Defender Association of Philadelphia, 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/instructor, The National Judicial College, 1998-2008
  • Judge, First Judicial Circuit, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, 1987-2008
  • President judge, First Judicial Circuit, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, 2006-2008[2]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Jones was appointed to the court by President George W. Bush on July 24, 2008 to fill the seat previously occupied by Bruce Kauffman. Jones was confirmed by the Senate on September 26, 2008 and commissioned on October 30, 2008.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Bruce Kauffman
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
2008–Current
Seat #14T
Succeeded by:
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