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Karen Moore

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Karen Moore
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   3/24/1995-Present
Preceded by:   Robert Krupansky
Personal History
Born:   1948
Hometown:   Washington D.C.
Undergraduate:   Radcliffe College, 1970
Law School:   Harvard Law, 1973

Karen Nelson Moore is a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She joined the court in 1995 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton.[1]


Moore graduated from Radcliffe with her bachelor's degree in 1970 and from Harvard Law with her J.D. degree in 1973.[1]

Professional career

  • 1990-1991: Visiting professor, Harvard Law School
  • 1982-1995: Professor of law
  • 1977-1982: Associate professor
  • 1977-1995: Faculty, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • 1975-1977: Attorney in private practice
  • 1974-1975: Law clerk for Justice Harry Blackmun
  • 1973-1974: Law clerk for Judge Malcolm Wilkey
  • 1972-1973: Instructor, International Tax Law Program, Harvard Law School[1]

Judicial career

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator John Glenn, Moore was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by President Bill Clinton on January 24, 1995, to a seat vacated by Judge Robert Krupansky. Moore was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 24, 1995, on a voice vote and received commission on March 24, 1995.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Robert Krupansky
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:

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