Jacques L. Wiener Jr.

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Jacques Loeb Wiener Jr.
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Assumed office
September 30, 2010
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
In office
March 12, 1990 – September 30, 2010
Appointed by George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Robert Madden Hill
Succeeded by Stephen A. Higginson
Personal details
Born Jacques Loeb Wiener Jr.
1934 (age 83–84)
Shreveport, Louisiana
Education Tulane University (B.A.)
Tulane University Law School (J.D.)

Jacques Loeb Wiener Jr. (born 1934, Shreveport, Louisiana) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Education and career[edit]

Wiener graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1956. After serving as an officer in the United States Navy, he attended Tulane University Law School, where he was editor in chief of the law review. Wiener received his Juris Doctor in 1961, graduating first in his class. He then entered private practice in Shreveport, specializing in estates, trusts, and taxation.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Wiener was nominated by President George H. W. Bush on November 17, 1989, to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit vacated by Judge Robert Madden Hill. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 9, 1990, and received commission on March 12, 1990. He assumed senior status on September 30, 2010.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Robert Madden Hill
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
1990–2010
Succeeded by
Stephen A. Higginson