James Dandridge Halyburton

Personal

Birthday: 
2/23/1803
Birthplace: 
New Kent County, VA
Date of Death: 
1/26/1879
Place of Death: 
Richmond, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New Kent County, Virginia, 1824-
State delegate, Virginia
Commonwealth`s attorney, New Kent Circuit, Virginia, -1844
Judge, Confederate District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1861-1865
Private practice, Richmond, Virginia, 1865-1874
Professor of law, University of Richmond, 1867-1874

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1823
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Court Name: 

Virginia Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
John Tyler
Party Affiliation of President: 
Whig
Commission Date: 
06/15/1844
Termination Date: 
04/24/1861
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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