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Name Kayatta, William Joseph Jr.
City Portland
State ME
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Kayatta, William Joseph Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Kayatta, William Joseph Jr.
Born 1953 in Pawtucket, RI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 4, 2013, to a seat vacated by Kermit Victor Lipez. Confirmed by the Senate on February 13, 2013, and received commission on February 14, 2013.

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

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Frank M. Coffin, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1979-1980
Private practice, Portland, Maine, 1980-2013

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, January 23, 2012; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) CW-MA-0001 : Connor B. v. Patrick
CW-RI-0002 : Sam M. v. Chafee
EE-MA-0024 : Jones v. City of Boston
PB-PR-0001 : Conde-Vidal v. Garcia-Padilla
PC-MA-0036 : Nunes v. UMass Correctional Health
PC-MA-0038 : Kosilek v. Spencer


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