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Name Keeton, Robert Ernest
City Boston
State MA
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:

Keeton, Robert Ernest
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Keeton, Robert Ernest
Born December 16, 1919, in Clarksville, TX
Died July 1, 2007, in Cambridge, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on January 25, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on March 21, 1979, and received commission on March 23, 1979. Assumed senior status on February 28, 2003. Service terminated on September 8, 2006, due to retirement.

Education:
University of Texas, B.B.A., 1940
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1941
Harvard Law School, S.J.D., 1956

Professional Career:
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1941-1942, 1945-1951
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1942-1945
Associate professor, Southern Methodist University, 1951-1953
Faculty, Harvard University, 1953-1979; assistant professor, 1954-1956; professor of law, 1956-1973; Langdell professor of law, 1973-1979; associate dean, 1975-1979
Director, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1971-1979
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Case(s) JC-MA-0001 : Inmates of Suffolk County Jail v. Rufo
JC-MA-0007 : Souza v. Hodgson
MH-MA-0002 : Cameron v. Tomes
PC-MA-0010 : Langton v. Hogan
PC-MA-0025 : Miller v. Massachusetts Department of Corrections


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