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Corinne Ann Beckwith

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Corinne Ann Beckwith
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Current Court Information:
District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   Barack Obama
Active:   2012-Present
Preceded by:   Inez Reid
Past post:   Appellate Attorney for the Public Defender Service
Past term:   1999-2012
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Kalamazoo College, B.A., 1985
Law School:   University of Michigan Law School, 1992
Grad. School:   University of Illinois, M.S., 1987

Corinne Ann Beckwith is a judge on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. She was nominated to the court by President Barack Obama and sworn in on February 3, 2012.[1]


Beckwith received her B.A. from Kalamazoo College in 1985, her M.S. from University of Illinois in 1987, and her her J.D. from University of Michigan Law School in 1992, where she was Editor in Chief of the Michigan Law Review.[2][3]


Beckwith has also worked as Law Clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and Richard Cudahy on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Additionally, Beckwith has been a Michigan public defender and assistant press secretary to Senator Carl Levin. Finally, Beckwith has been an Instructor of Law at Wayne State University Law School.[2][4][5]

Federal judgeship nomination

Nomination Tracker
 Candidate:Corrine Ann Beckwith
 Court:District of Columbia Court of Appeals
 Progress:Confirmed 232 days after nomination.
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Beckwith was nominated to the District of Columbia Court of Appeals by President Obama on March 31, 2011.[2] Beckwith is nominated to the seat vacated by Inez Reid.[6][2]

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