Judge Carlton W. Reeves came to the University of Virginia for his law degree. But the 1989 School of Law graduate never had any doubt he would return to Mississippi to apply his legal knowledge.
“This is my Mississippi, and I don’t want anyone to make my Mississippi one I cannot be proud of,” Reeves said.
Reeves serves on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. He was nominated to the post in 2010 by President Barack Obama, becoming the second African-American appointed to a federal judgeship in the state.more >