Raymond Alvin Jackson

Personal

Birthday: 
1949
Birthplace: 
Sussex, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army captain, JAG Corps, 1973-1977
U.S. Army Reserve colonel, 1977-
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Virginia, 1977-1993
Adjunct lecturer, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary, 1981-1991, 1993

Education

Name of School: 
Norfolk State University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1970
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.

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

Judicial Career

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

Virginia Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/22/1993
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