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Harris Hartz

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Harris Hartz
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   12/10/2001 - Present
Preceded by:   Bobby Baldock
Past post:   New Mexico Court of Appeals
Past term:   1988-1999
Personal History
Born:   1947
Hometown:   Baltimore, MD
Undergraduate:   Harvard '67
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.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Hartz graduated from Harvard with his bachelor's degree in 1967 and later from Harvard Law School with his Juris Doctor degree in 1972.[1]

Professional career

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.[1]

Judicial career

Tenth Circuit

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.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA
New Mexico Court of Appeals
1988–1999
Succeeded by:
Roderick Kennedy
Preceded by:
Bobby Baldock
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
2001–present
Succeeded by:
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