History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Kearse, Amalya Lyle
Born 1937 in Vauxhall, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 3, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on June 19, 1979, and received commission on June 21, 1979. Assumed senior status on June 11, 2002.

Wellesley College, B.A., 1959
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1962

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1962-1979
Adjunct lecturer, New York University Law School, 1968-1969


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