Ricardo H. Hinojosa

Personal

Birthday: 
1950
Birthplace: 
Rio Grande City, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Supreme Court of Texas, 1975-1976
Private practice, McAllen, Texas, 1976-1983
U.S. Sentencing Commission, 2003- ; commissioner, 2003-2004; 2009-2013; chair, 2004-2009; acting chair, 2009; vice chair, 2013-

Education

Name of School: 
University of Texas
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1972
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1975

Judicial Career

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

Texas Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/5/1983
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