Ralph E. Tyson

Personal

Birthday: 
8/13/1948
Birthplace: 
Baton Rouge, LA
Date of Death: 
7/18/2011
Place of Death: 
Baton Rouge, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, 1973-1988
Adjunct professor, Louisiana State University Law School, 1989-1991
Instructor, Sociology/Law Enforcement Department, Southern University, 1989-1998
Judge, Baton Rouge [Louisiana] City Court, 1988-1993
Judge, Louisiana District Court, Nineteenth Judicial District, 1993-1998

Education

Name of School: 
Louisiana State University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1970
Name of School - Second: 

Paul M Hebert Law Center Louisiana State University

LSU Law Center offers training in both civil law, used in Louisiana and in 60% of the world's jurisdictions, and common law, in force in 49 other states and in 40% of the glob.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1973

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
Court Name: 

Louisiana Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/3/1998
Termination Date: 
7/18/2011
Termination Reason: 
Death
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