D. Brock Hornby

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1944 –

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Who is D. Brock Hornby?

David Brock Hornby is a United States federal judge.

Born in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, Hornby attended Harvard University, receiving a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario in 1965, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1969. He was a law clerk for John Minor Wisdom, U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit from 1969 to 1970. He was an Associate professor of law, University of Virginia School of Law from 1970 to 1974. He was in private practice in Portland, Maine from 1974 to 1982 before serving as a United States Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, from 1982 to 1988. He was an Associate justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court from 1988 to 1990.

Hornby is a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Maine. Hornby was nominated by President George H. W. Bush on March 6, 1990, to a seat vacated by Conrad K. Cyr. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 27, 1990, and received his commission on April 30, 1990. He served as chief judge from 1996-2003.

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