Almanac     Just another Wiki Encyclopedia of Law Project (BETA) Sites site
Search in more than 1.500.000 entries

This is a Non Profit Project. We don't collect personal data and we don't use cookies.

Charles Pinckney James

Biography of Charles Pinckney James

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): James
  • First Name: Charles
  • Middle Name: Pinckney
  • Date of Birth: May , 11 , 1818
  • Place of Birth (POB): Cincinnati , Ohio (US-OH, OH, 39, Ohio, Ohio O., Oh.)
  • Date of Death: August , 9 , 1899
  • Place of Death (POD): Leesburg , Virginia (US-VA, VA, 51, Va., Virg.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Charles Pinckney James Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Rutherford B. Hayes ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/01/1879
  • Judicial Recess Appointment date: 07/24/1879
  • Seat vacated by: Humphreys , David C.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/02/1879
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 12/10/1879
  • Commission Date: 12/10/1879
  • Date of Termination: 12/01/1892
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

Charles Pinckney James in the Law School

  • Name of School: Harvard College
  • Law Degree Year: 1838

Charles Pinckney James Career Path


  • Private practice, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1840-1850
  • Professor of law, Cincinnati College, 1850-1856
  • Judge, Superior Court of Cincinnati [Ohio], 1856-1864
  • Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1864-1879
  • Professor of law, Georgetown University, 1870-1874


Bibliographic references of Charles Pinckney James

Learning is Our Passion

This entry about Charles Pinckney James has been published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (CC BY 3.0) licence, which permits unrestricted use and reproduction, provided the author or authors of the Charles Pinckney James entry and the Lawi platform are in each case credited as the source of the Charles Pinckney James entry. Please note this CC BY licence applies to some textual content of Charles Pinckney James, and that some images and other textual or non-textual elements may be covered by special copyright arrangements. For guidance on citing Charles Pinckney James (giving attribution as required by the CC BY licence), please see below our recommendation of "Cite this Entry".

Cite this entry

Legal Citations Generator

(2015, 06). Charles Pinckney James Retrieved 01, 2023, from

06 2015. 01 2023 <>

"Charles Pinckney James", 06 2015. Web. 01 2023. <>

"Charles Pinckney James" 06, 2015. Accesed 01 2023.

Heath Wilson, 'Charles Pinckney James' ( 2015) <> accesed 2023 January 29

Usage Metrics

168 Views. 122 Visitors.

Google Scholar: Search for Charles Pinckney James Related Content


Schema Summary

  • Article Name: Charles Pinckney James
  • Author: Heath Wilson
  • Description: Biography of Charles Pinckney James Biographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): James First Name: Charles Middle Name: [...]

This entry was last updated: June 12, 2015

District Court

Federal Judges Died

Harvard College

Recent Comments