History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Jackson, Amy Berman
Born 1954 in Baltimore, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Gladys Kessler. Confirmed by the Senate on March 17, 2011, and received commission on March 18, 2011.

Education:
Harvard College, A.B., 1976
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Harrison L. Winter, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1979-1980
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1980-1986
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1986-1994, 2000-2011

 

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