Hon. Emmett Ripley Cox

Senior U.S. Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals
Eleventh Circuit

Cottonwood, Alabama

Date of Appointment:
April 18, 1988

Entered on Duty:
April 25, 1988

Senior Status:
December 18, 2000

University of Alabama, B.A., 1957
University of Alabama Law School, LL.B., 1959

Previous Employment:
U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Alabama, 1981-1988

Committee Appointments/Professional Organizations:
Chair, Defender Services Committee, Judicial Conference of the U.S., 1995-1998, member 1992-1998
Chair, Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Death Penalty Representation, Defender Services Committee, 1994-95
Member, Committee on the Judicial Branch, Judicial Conference of the U. S., 2001-2005
Member, Alabama and Mobile Bar Associations
Member, Federal Bar Association
Member, Maritime Law Association of the United States
Member, The Paul W. Brock American Inn of Court
Member, American Judicature Society
Admitted to Bar, U.S. Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal for the Fifth, Eighth and Eleventh Circuits
Adjunct Professor, University of Alabama School of Law, Fall 1996 
Visiting Faculty, University of Alabama School of Law, Fall 2002 and Spring 2010