History of the Federal Judiciary

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Ellison, Keith P.
Born 1950 in New Orleans, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 26, 1999, to a seat vacated by Norman W. Black. Confirmed by the Senate on June 30, 1999, and received commission on July 7, 1999.

Harvard University, B.A., 1972
University of Oxford, B.A., 1974
Yale Law School, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Skelly Wright, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1976-1977
Law clerk, Hon. Harry Blackmun, Supreme Court of the United States, 1977-1978
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1978-1999


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