Julie E. Carnes
Julie E. Carnes (born 1950) is a United States federal judge.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Carnes is the daughter of Georgia state court judge Charles Carnes. She received the A.B. from the University of Georgia in 1972 and a J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1975. She was a law clerk to the Hon. Lewis R. Morgan, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit from 1975 to 1977. She was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia, from 1978 to 1990 and was Appellate Chief of the Criminal Division from 1987 to 1989. She was a member of the U.S. Attorney General's Advisory Committee on Sentencing Guidelines from 1988 to 1990 and was a Special Counsel to the U.S. Sentencing Commission in 1989 and a Commissioner on the U.S. Sentencing Commission from 1990 to 1996.
On August 1, 1991, Carnes was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia vacated by Robert H. Hall. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 6, 1992 and received her commission on February 10, 1992. As of 2009, she serves as chief judge.
- Julie E. Carnes at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
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