History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
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.

Education:
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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