Jose A. Cabranes

Jose A. Cabranes

José Alberto Cabranes is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and a member of the three-judge United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review . Formerly a practicing lawyer, government official, and law teacher, he was the first Puerto Rican appointed to a federal judgeship in the continental United States . Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jose A. Cabranes has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum as a Judge for the Connecticut of the U.S. District Court. The year with the most videos was 1990 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 3,399 views per program. Most appearances with J. Vincent Aprile II (5), Joseph Weis Jr. (5), Diana Gribbon Motz (5). Most common tag: Federal Courts.

Appearances by Title:c. August 10, 1994 - Present Judge, Second Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals Videos: 1 c. December 10, 1979 - Present Judge, Connecticut, U.S. District Court Videos: 7

Previously

Chief Judge, Connecticut, U.S. District Court c. January 1, 1992 - c. August 12, 1994 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Arar v. Ashcroft</em> Oral Arguments

    Arar v. Ashcroft Oral Arguments

    Second Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in Arar v. Ashcroft. All 12 appeals judges sat in an en banc session to hear the…

  • Federal Judicial Nominations

    Federal Judicial Nominations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee considered nominees to fill vacancies on the federal courts. The Judiciary panel met today to hear…

  • Effects of Sentencing Guidelines on Hispanics

    Effects of Sentencing Guidelines on Hispanics

    Participants talked about the guidelines for federal judges concerning sentencing in the Sentencing Reform Act of 1984. They…

  • Health of the Courts

    Health of the Courts

    The panel explored and critiqued the report of the Federal Court Study Committee. Rex Lee is currently president of Brigham…

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