(Biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf, April 2007
Born 6/11/1937, in Vauxhall, NJ.Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Nominated by President Jimmy Carter (Democrat) on 05/03/1979; confirmed by the Senate on 06/19/1979; received judicial commission on 06/21/1979.
Assumed senior status on 06/11/2002.
As of April 2007, when this biographical material was gathered, Judge Kearse remained on the federal bench. Education
Wellesley College, B.A., 1959.
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1962.Non-judicial Career
Private practice, New York City, 1962-1979
Adjunct lecturer, New York University Law School, 1968-1969