Federal District Judge Norman W. Black

Judge Norman W. Black (1931-1997), was a long-time Adjunct Professor at South Texas (1975-1996) who won two awards for teaching excellence. He previously was an adjunct at the University of Houston Law Center, 1970-1975.

Judge Black was a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, and served as an Assistant United States Attorney, and later entered private practice for a number of years. He served as a United States Magistrate for the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Texas from 1976-1979, and finally as United States District Judge and Chief Judge (1992-1996) for the Southern District from 1979-1997.

Judge Black's image used with the permission of Alan Ross, photographer. (click on photograph for larger image)