Stanley S. Harris

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Stanley S. Harris (born 1927) is a former United States federal judge.

Born in Washington, D.C., Harris was the son of Hall of Fame manager Bucky Harris of the Washington Senators. He was in the United States Army in the aftermath of World War II, from 1945 to 1947. He received a B.S. from the University of Virginia in 1951 and an LL.B. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1953. He was in private practice in Washington, D.C. from 1953 to 1970, when he became a judge on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia from 1970 to 1972, and then on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals from 1972 to 1982. He was the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia from 1982 to 1983.

On November 1, 1983, Harris was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, vacated by John Lewis Smith, Jr.. Harris was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 11, 1983, and received his commission on November 14, 1983. He assumed senior status on February 1, 1996, and served in that capacity until June 2, 2001, when he retired.

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