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.

Education:
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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