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In His Own Words: How Texas Judge Is Mulling ACA Case

Law360 (June 22, 2018, 8:09 PM EDT) -- A once-obscure Texas federal judge who rocketed to prominence after being handpicked to hear lawsuits against the Obama administration is now overseeing his biggest case yet: an existential challenge to the Affordable Care Act. In an interview with Law360, U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor explained how he's approaching the momentous legal battle.

Judge Reed O'Connor

Born: 1965

Year Service Began: 2007

Appointed by: President George W. Bush

Education: University of Houston, B.S., 1986; South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1989.

Legal Practice: Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Texas, 1998-2007; Assistant District Attorney, Tarrant County District Attorney's Office, 1994-1998; Associate, Vinson...

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