History of the Federal Judiciary

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Moore, Karen Nelson
Born 1948 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 24, 1995, to a seat vacated by Robert B. Krupansky. Confirmed by the Senate on March 24, 1995, and received commission on March 24, 1995.

Radcliffe College, A.B., 1970
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Instructor, International Tax Law Program, Harvard Law School, 1972-1973
Law clerk, Hon. Malcolm Wilkey, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1973-74
Law clerk, Hon. Harry Blackmun, Supreme Court of the United States, 1974-1975
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1975-1977
Faculty, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1977-1995; assistant professor, 1977-1980; associate professor, 1980-1982; professor of law, 1982-1995
Visiting professor, Harvard Law School, 1990-1991

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, September 14, 1994; no Senate vote


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