History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Kane, John L. Jr.
Born 1937 in Tucumcari, NM

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on November 2, 1977, to a seat vacated by Alfred A. Arraj. Confirmed by the Senate on December 15, 1977, and received commission on December 16, 1977. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on April 8, 1988.

Education:
University of Colorado, B.A., 1958
University of Denver College of Law, J.D., 1960

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Seventeenth Judicial District, Colorado, 1960-1961
Private practice, Brighton, Colorado, 1961-1963
Deputy district attorney, Seventeenth Judicial District, Colorado, 1961-1963
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1964, 1970-1977
Public defender, Adams County, Brighton, Colorado, 1965-1967
Deputy director, Peace Corps, eastern region of India, Calcutta, India, 1967-1968
Country representative, Peace Corps, Turkey, 1968-1969
Instructor, Metropolitan State College, Denver, Colorado, 1973-1974
Faculty, University of Denver College of Law, 1978-1988, 1990-1996; adjunct professor, 1978-1988; Miller distinguished visiting professor of law, 1990-1996
Visiting lecturer in law, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 1989
Adjunct professor, Colorado School of Law, 1996-

 

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