Robert Howell Hall

Personal

Birthday: 
11/28/1921
Birthplace: 
Soperton, GA
Date of Death: 
10/14/1995
Place of Death: 
Atlanta, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army Reserve, JAG Department, 1942-1946
Professor of law, Emory University, 1948-1961
Attorney General`s Office, State of Georgia, 1953-1961; deputy assistant attorney general, 1953-1959; chief, Criminal Division, 1959-1961
Judge, Court of Appeals of Georgia, 1961-1974; presiding judge, 1969-1974
Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia, 1974-1979

Education

Name of School: 
University of Georgia
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1941
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: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1948

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Court Name: 

Georgia Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/2/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/1990
Termination Date: 
10/14/1995
Termination Reason: 
Death
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