Awards & Winners

Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr.

Date of Birth 25-February-1928
Place of Birth Ewing Township
(New Jersey, Mercer County)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as A. Leon Higginbotham Jr., Judge Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr., Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham Jr.
Profession Lawyer, Judge, Author
Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr. was a prominent African-American civil rights advocate, author, and federal appeals court judge. Higginbotham was the seventh African-American Article III judge appointed in the United States, and the first African-American judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He served as Chief Judge of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals from 1990 to 1991. He used the name "Leon" informally.

Awards by Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr.

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Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for History (Paperback) In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process