Alcee Lamar Hastings

Personal

Birthday: 
1936
Birthplace: 
Altamonte Springs, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1963-1977
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Broward County, 1977-1979
U.S. representative from Florida, 1993-

Education

Name of School: 
Fisk University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1958
Name of School - Second: 

Howard University School of Law

Consistent with providing the professional leadership necessary to advocate and defend the rights of all, but particularly of African-Americans and other minorities, it is the Law School's mission to: Educate and enable students to develop their highest capabilities and skills as lawyers; Engage as an institution in the active pursuit of solutions to domestic and international legal, social, economic and political problems that are of particular concern to minority groups; and Imbue its students with dedication to excellence and commitment to the solutions to those problems.

Name of School - Third: 

Florida A&M University College of Law

To provide a law program with high academic standards that produce excellent legal professionals who demonstrate professionalism, provide public service, enhance justice and promote scholarship; to provide a program that offers both full-time and part-time learning opportunities to students; and, consistent with the enabling legislation, to provide opportunities for minorities to attain representation within the legal profession.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1963

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Court Name: 

Florida Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/2/1979
Termination Date: 
10/20/1989
Termination Reason: 
Impeachment & Conviction
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