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|Current Court Information:|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Active:||12/10/2001 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Bobby Baldock|
|Past post:||New Mexico Court of Appeals|
|Law School:||Harvard Law '72|
Harris Hartz (b. 1947) is a Federal Appeals Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He joined the Court in 2001 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.
Early life and education
Hartz was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Mexico from 1972 to 1975. Hartz was an Assistant Professor of Law at University of Illinois College of Lawin 1976. Hartz served as Counsel for the New Mexico Governor's Organized Crime Prevention Commission from 1976 to 1977 and as its Executive Director until 1979. Hartz was a private practice attorney in the State of New Mexico from 1979 to 1988 and again from 1999 to 2001. Hartz served as a State Appeals Judge for the New Mexico Court of Appeals from 1988 to 1999.
Hartz was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit by President George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by Bobby Baldock as Baldock assumed senior status. Hartz was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 6, 2001 on a Senate vote and received commission on December 10, 2001.
- Judge Hartz's Biography from the Federal Judicial Center
- USCA, 10 Cir. Website
- Southern Illinois University Welcomes Judge Hartz as Guest Speaker
|Federal judicial offices|
|New Mexico Court of Appeals
|Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
|Former judges||William E. Doyle • Robert Henry • Michael McConnell • Robert McWilliams • James Barrett • John Hazelton Cotteral • Robert E. Lewis • Robert Williams • Orie Leon Phillips • George Thomas McDermott • Sam Gilbert Bratton • Alfred Murrah • Walter Huxman • David Thomas Lewis • Jean Breitenstein • Delmas Hill • John Hickey • James Logan • John Pickett • Oliver Seth •|
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