History of the Federal Judiciary


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Livingston, Debra Ann
Born 1959 in Waycross, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by John M. Walker, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on May 9, 2007, and received commission on May 17, 2007.

Education:
Princeton University, B.A., 1980
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1984

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. J. Edward Lumbard, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1984-1985
Private practice, New York, 1985-1986, 1991-1992
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1986-1991
Assistant professor, University of Michigan Law School, 1992-1994
Faculty, Columbia Law School, 1994-2007; associate professor, 1994-2000; professor, 2000-2007; vice dean, 2005-2006

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, June 28, 2006; no Senate vote

 

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