History of the Federal Judiciary


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Carney, Susan Laura
Born 1951 in Waltham, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Barrington D. Parker. Confirmed by the Senate on May 17, 2011, and received commission on May 17, 2011.

Education:
Harvard University, A.B., 1973
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Levin H. Campbell, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1977-1978
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1979
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1979-1988, 1994-1996
Independent legal consultant, Washington, D.C., 1988-1993
Associate general counsel, Peace Corps, Washington, D.C., 1996-1998
Office of General Counsel, Yale University, 1998-2011; associate general counsel, 1998-2001; deputy general counsel, 2001-2011; acting general counsel, 2008

 

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