Jacques Wiener

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Jacques Wiener
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Title:   Senior Judge
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   03/12/1990 - 09/29/2010
Senior:   09/30/2010 - Present
Preceded by:   Robert Madden Hill
Personal History
Born:   1934
Hometown:   Shreveport, LA
Undergraduate:   Tulane University, 1956
Law School:   Tulane Law School, 1961

Jacques Loeb Wiener, Jr. (b. 1934) is a federal appeals judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He joined the court in 1990 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. Wiener is serving on senior status.[1]

Early life and education

Wiener graduated from Tulane with his bachelor's degree in 1956 and his juris doctor degree in 1961. Weiner also served as a U.S. Navy Reserve Lieutenant (JG) from 1956 to 1958.[1]

Professional career

Weiner spent his entire pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney in the State of Louisiana from 1961 to 1990.[1]

Judicial career

Weiner was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on November 17, 1989 to a seat vacated by Robert Hill. Wiener was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 9, 1990 on unanimous consent of the Senate and received commission on March 12, 1990.[2] He assumed senior status on the court on September 30, 2010.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Robert Hill
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by: