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Name Dorsey, Peter Collins
City New Haven
State CT
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:

Dorsey, Peter Collins
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Dorsey, Peter Collins
Born March 24, 1931, in New London, CT
Died January 21, 2012, in New Haven, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on June 7, 1983, to a seat vacated by T. Emmet Clarie. Confirmed by the Senate on July 18, 1983, and received commission on July 19, 1983. Served as chief judge, 1994-1998. Assumed senior status on January 2, 1998. Service terminated on January 21, 2012, due to death.

Education:
Yale University, B.A., 1953
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1959

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1953-1956
Private practice, New Haven, Connecticut, 1959-1974, 1977-1983
U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut, 1974-1977

compress summary

Case(s) EE-CT-0013 : Thomas v. General Elec. Co.
EE-CT-0018 : Ricci v. DeStefano
ID-CT-0002 : Conn. Traumatic Brain Injury Assoc. v. Hogan
ID-CT-0004 : Mihalcik v. Lensink
JI-CT-0003 : N.G. v. Connecticut
PC-CT-0005 : Doe v. Meachum


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