C. Darnell Jones II

Male, Person

1949 –


Who is C. Darnell Jones II?

C. Darnell Jones II is a United States federal judge.

Born in Claremore, Oklahoma, Jones received an A.B. from Southwestern College in 1972, and a J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law in 1975. He was a Defender Association of Philadelphia from 1975 to 1987. He was an Adjunct professor, St. Joseph's University School of Criminal Justice from 1991 to 1992. He was an Adjunct professor, Temple University Beasley School of Law from 1992 to 1996. He was a Curriculum developer/instructor, The National Judicial College from 1998 to 2008. He was a judge on the First Judicial Circuit, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas from 1987 to 2008. He was a President judge, First Judicial District, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, from 2006 to 2008.

On July 24, 2008, Jones was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania vacated by Bruce W. Kauffman. Jones was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 26, 2008, and received his commission on October 30, 2008.

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