History of the Federal Judiciary


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Harris, Pamela Ann
Born 1962 in Hartford, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 8, 2014, to a seat vacated by Andre Maurice Davis. Confirmed by the Senate on July 28, 2014, and received commission on July 29, 2014.

Education:
Yale College, B.A., 1985
Yale Law School, J.D., 1990

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Harry T. Edwards, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1990-1991
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1991-1992, 1999-2009
Law clerk, Hon. John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court of the United States, 1992-1993
Attorney-advisor, Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Department of Justice, 1993-1996
Associate professor, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1996-1999
Visiting professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 2007-2010, 2012-2014; executive director, Supreme Court Institute, 2009-2010
Principal deputy assistant attorney general, Office of Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice, 2010-2012

 

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