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Stanley Harris

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Stanley S. Harris (1927-present) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Harris was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on November 1, 1983, to a seat vacated by John Lewis Smith; he was confirmed by the Senate on November 11, 1983, and received commission three days later. He assumed senior status on February 1, 1996, and retired on June 2, 2001.[1]


  • University of Virginia, B.S., 1951
  • University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1953[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army, 1945-1947
  • Private practice, Washington, DC, 1953-1970
  • Judge, Superior Court, District of Columbia, 1970-1972
  • Judge, Court of Appeals, District of Columbia, 1972-1982
  • U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1982-1983[1]