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|Current Court Information:|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit|
|Appointed by:||George H.W. Bush|
|Active:||9/10/1992 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Frank Johnson, Jr.|
|Home State:||Albertville, AL|
|Bachelors:||U. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, B.S., 1972|
|Law School:||Harvard Law, J.D., 1975|
Early life and education
Carnes was Assistant State Attorney General for the Alabama Attorney General's Office from 1975 to 1992 holding the position of Chief of the Capital Punishment Division specializing in post-conviction litigation with the Alabama Attorney General's Office from 1981 to 1992.
Carnes was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by President George H.W. Bush on January 27, 1992 to a seat vacated by Frank Johnson, Jr. as Johnson assumed senior status. Carnes was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 9, 1992, on a super-majority 62-36-2 vote and received commission on September 10, 1992. 
Awards and associations
|Federal judicial offices|
Frank M. Johnson, Jr.
|Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
|Former judges||John Godbold • Joseph Hatchett • Albert Henderson • Paul Roney • David Dyer • Elbert Tuttle • Thomas Clark • Richard Rives • Robert Vance • Lewis Morgan • Stanley Birch • Warren Leroy Jones • John Bryan Simpson • Frank M. Johnson, Jr. •|
|Former Chief judges|
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