History of the Federal Judiciary

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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.

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

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, June 17, 2010; no Senate vote


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