University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Name Moore, Karen Nelson
City Cleveland
State OH
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Moore, Karen Nelson
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Moore, Karen Nelson
Born 1948 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 24, 1995, to a seat vacated by Robert B. Krupansky. Confirmed by the Senate on March 24, 1995, and received commission on March 24, 1995.

Radcliffe College, A.B., 1970
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Instructor, International Tax Law Program, Harvard Law School, 1972-1973
Law clerk, Hon. Malcolm Wilkey, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1973-74
Law clerk, Hon. Harry Blackmun, Supreme Court of the United States, 1974-1975
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1975-1977
Faculty, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 1977-1995; assistant professor, 1977-1980; associate professor, 1980-1982; professor of law, 1982-1995
Visiting professor, Harvard Law School, 1990-1991

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, September 14, 1994; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-TN-0003 : Alley v. Little
ED-MI-0001 : Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality by any Means Necessary (BAMN) v. Granholm
EE-OH-0097 : Bacon v. Honda of America Manufacturing. Inc.
FA-KY-0001 : ACLU v. Grayson County, KY
FA-KY-0002 : ACLU v. Mercer County Kentucky
FA-MI-0001 : Saieg v. City of Dearborn
FA-MI-0014 : Michigan Catholic Conference v. Sebelius
FA-TN-0001 : Roman Catholic Diocese of Nashville v. Sebelius
FH-KY-0002 : Miller v. Countrywide
IM-OH-0001 : Farm Labor Org. Comm. v. Ohio State Highway Patrol
JC-MI-0009 : ACLU of Michigan v. Livingston County
PC-MI-0003 : Hadix v. Johnson
PC-MI-0019 : Hadix v. Caruso
PC-OH-0001 : Austin v. Wilkinson
PC-OH-0021 : Cutter v. Wilkinson
PD-MI-0002 : Tesmer v. Granholm
SD-MI-0002 : Grutter v. Bollinger
SD-MI-0003 : Gratz v. Bollinger
VR-OH-0081 : Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless v. Husted

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