History of the Federal Judiciary


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Boyle, Patricia Jean Ehrhardt Pernick
Born March 31, 1937, in Detroit, MI
Died January 13, 2014, in Ft. Myers, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 25, 1978, to a seat vacated by Damon Jerome Keith. Confirmed by the Senate on September 22, 1978, and received commission on September 23, 1978. Service terminated on April 20, 1983, due to resignation.

Education:
Wayne State University, B.A., J.D., 1963

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Kenneth Davies, Esq., Detroit, Michigan, 1963-1964
Law clerk, Hon. Thaddeus Machrowicz, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1964-1965
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, 1965-1970
Assistant prosecutor, Wayne County, Michigan, 1970-1976
Judge, Recorder's Court of the City of Detroit [Michigan], 1976-1978
Associate justice, Michigan Supreme Court, 1983-1998
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