|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit|
December 10, 2001
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Bobby Baldock|
January 20, 1947 |
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
Harris L. Hartz (born January 20, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He was nominated to that court by President George W. Bush on September 4, 2001 to replace Judge Bobby Ray Baldock, who took Senior status. Hartz was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 6, 2001, by a vote of 99-0.
Prior to his appointment to the Tenth Circuit, Hartz had a record of experience both in public service and private practice. He was an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of New Mexico from 1972–1975, and thereafter spent a year as an assistant professor of law at University of Illinois College of Law. He served on the Governor of New Mexico's Organized Crime Prevention Commission from 1976–1979, first as counsel, then as executive director. After that, he was in private practice for nine years before serving as a judge on the New Mexico Court of Appeals from 1988-1999. He then returned to private practice until his elevation to the federal bench.
- Harris Hartz at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
- U.S. Department of Justice Profile
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit