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Name Kravitch, Phyllis A.
City Atlanta
State GA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Kravitch, Phyllis A.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Kravitch, Phyllis A.
Born 1920 in Savanah, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on January 19, 1979, to a seat vacated by Lewis Render Morgan. Confirmed by the Senate on March 21, 1979, and received commission on March 23, 1979. Service terminated on October 1, 1981, due to reassignment.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Reassigned on October 1, 1981, to a new seat authorized by 94 Stat. 1994. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1996.

Education:
Goucher College, B.A., 1941
University of Pennsylvania Law School, LL.B., 1943

Professional Career:
Private practice, Savannah, Georgia, 1944-1976
Judge, Superior Court of Georgia, Eastern Judicial Circuit, 1977-1979

Bibliography

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Case(s) CJ-FL-0005 : Johnson v. Bush
DR-FL-0002 : American Association of People With Disabilities v. Harris
EE-AL-0097 : United States v. Jefferson County
EE-FL-0130 : United States v. City of Miami
EE-FL-0134 : United States v. City of Hialeah
EE-FL-0140 : Stone v. First Union Corp.
ID-GA-0002 : S.H. v. Edwards
IM-FL-0003 : Cuban American Bar Ass'n., Inc. v. Christopher
IM-FL-0009 : Jean v. Nelson
IM-FL-0020 : Pollgreen v. Morris
JC-AL-0018 : Wilson v. Jones
JC-FL-0014 : Cuesta v. School Board of Miami Dade County
JI-FL-0005 : H.C. v. Jarrard
PC-AL-0012 : Harris v. Thigpen
PC-AL-0017 : Newman v. Alabama
PC-AL-0018 : Spears v. Johnson
PC-GA-0006 : Guthrie v. Evans
PD-GA-0002 : Luckey v. Miller
SD-AL-0001 : U.S. v. Jefferson County Bd. of Ed./Stout v. Jefferson County Bd. of Ed.


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