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Ernest Augustus Jasmin, American judge. Bar: Kentucky 1967, United States District Court (eastern and western districts) Kentucky 1972, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1986.


Jasmin, Ernest Augustus was born on October 18, 1934 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Henry A. and Ernestine L. (Mitchell) Jasmin.


Bachelor of Business Administration, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical, 1956. Juris Doctor, University Louisville, 1967.


Substitute prosecutor, Lexington (Kentucky) Police Court, 1968-1969;partner, Owens, Turner & Jasmin, Louisville, 1968-1970;assistant city law director, City of Louisville, 1970-1973;trial commissioner, Louisville Police Court, 1974-1976;assistant commonwealth's attorney, Office of the Commonwealth Attorney, Louisville, 1976-1987;private practice, John W. Stewart & Associations, Louisville, 1987-1988;commonwealth's attorney 30th judicial district, Office of the Commonwealth Attorney, Louisville, 1988-1992;judge, Jefferson Circuit Court (30th Judicial District), Louisville, since 1992.


During the second coming of Christ, the God will sit in judgment and divide humanity between the saved and the lost and will sit in judgment of the believers, rewarding them for things done while alive.


The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.


Christians should promote healthy marriages, raising loving children, and in getting along with everyone around them—including their enemies.


Board of directors Louisville chapter March of Dimes, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Louisville. President Mose Green Democratic Club, Louisville. Active 12th Ward Democratic Club, Louisville.

Captain United States Army. Lieutenant colonel Reserve retired. Member Kentucky Bar Association, National Bar Association, Louisville Bar Association, National Criminal Justice Association, National District Attorneys Association, Kentucky Academy Justice, National Black Prosecutors Association, Staff Judge Advocate Alumni Association, American Judicature Society, Reserve Officers Association, Association of the Century, Masons, Shriners, Elks, Order of Eastern Star, Scabbard and Blade, Phi Alpha Delta, Kappa Alpha Psi.


  • Other Interests

    Chess, fishing, tai chi chuan.


Children: Camille Y., Iris C., Ernest A.