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Appointed by  Bill Clinton
Name  James Carr

Role  Judge
Succeeded by  Jeffrey J. Helmick
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Preceded by  Richard B. McQuade, Jr.
Born  July 7, 1940 (age 75) Boston, Massachusetts (1940-07-07)
Alma mater  Kenyon College Harvard Law School
Residence  Toledo, Ohio, United States
Books  The law of electronic surveillance
Education  Kenyon College, Harvard Law School

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James G. Carr (born November 7, 1940) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.


Education and career

Carr was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kenyon College in 1962, and a Bachelor of Laws from Harvard Law School in 1969. He was in private practice of law in Chicago, Illinois from 1966 to 1968. He was a Staff attorney of the Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation from 1968 to 1970. He was then an adjunct professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law (Illinois Institute of Technology) in 1969, and at Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 1970. He was an associate professor at the University of Toledo College of Law from 1970 to 1979. While he was a professor, Carr was also an assistant prosecutor at the Lucas County Prosecutor's Office in Ohio from 1972 to 1973.

Federal judicial service

He later became a United States Magistrate of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in 1979, and was nominated by President Bill Clinton on January 27, 1994, to a seat on that court vacated by Richard B. McQuade, Jr. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 6, 1994, and received his commission on May 9. Chief Justice William Rehnquist appointed Judge Carr to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on May 19, 2002. Carr served as chief judge of the District Court from 2004 to 2010. His term on the FISA Court expired in 2008.


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