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Name Keith, Damon Jerome
City Detroit
State MI
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Keith, Damon Jerome
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Keith, Damon Jerome
Born 1922 in Detroit, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on September 25, 1967, to a seat vacated by Thomas Patrick Thornton. Confirmed by the Senate on October 12, 1967, and received commission on October 12, 1967. Served as chief judge, 1975-1977. Service terminated on November 22, 1977, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 28, 1977, to a seat vacated by Wade Hampton McCree, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on October 20, 1977, and received commission on October 21, 1977. Assumed senior status on May 1, 1995.

Education:
West Virginia State College, B.A., 1943
Howard University School of Law, LL.B., 1949
Wayne State University Law School, LL.M., 1956

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1950-1967
Attorney, Wayne County [Michigan] Friend of the Court, 1951-1955
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compress summary

Case(s) CW-KY-0001 : Timmy S. v. Stumbo
EE-NY-0225 : Hayden v. County of Nassau
FH-MI-0004 : Michigan Savings and Loan League v. Francis
FH-TN-0003 : Jackson v. Novastar Mortgage, Inc.
IM-MI-0001 : Ramirez v. Webb
JC-NY-0037 : Kaufman v. Rivera
PC-KY-0007 : Kendrick v. Bland
PC-MI-0002 : Glover v. Johnson
PC-MI-0003 : Hadix v. Johnson
PC-MI-0005 : Heit v. VanOchten
PC-MI-0007 : U.S. v. Michigan
PC-MI-0016 : Prisoners Progress Ass'n v. Johnson
PC-OH-0006 : Stewart v. Rhodes
PC-TN-0011 : Pickle v. Harris
PC-TN-0012 : Shabazz v. Norris


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