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Name Leisure, Peter Keeton
City New York
State NY
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:

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

Leisure, Peter Keeton
Born March 21, 1929, in New York, NY
Died September 17, 2013, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 25, 1984, to a seat vacated by Milton Pollack. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1984, and received commission on June 15, 1984. Assumed senior status on March 21, 1997. Service terminated on September 17, 2013, due to death.

Education:
Columbia Law School
Yale University, B.A., 1952
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1958

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, Artillery, 1953-1955
Private practice, New York City, 1958-1961, 1966-1984
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1962-1966

compress summary

Case(s) IM-NY-0011 : Jean-Baptiste v. Reno
JI-NY-0004 : Jane B. v. N.Y. City Dept. of Social Serv.


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