Constance Baker Motley

Personal

Birthday: 
9/14/1921
Birthplace: 
New Haven, CT
Date of Death: 
9/28/2005
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Attorney, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, 1945-1965
Member, New York State Advisory Council on Employment and Unemployment Insurance, 1958-1964
State senator, New York, 1964-1965
Borough president, Manhattan, New York, 1965-1966

Education

Name of School: 
New York University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1943
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1946

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/30/1966
Retirement from Active Service: 
9/30/1986
Termination Date: 
9/28/2005
Termination Reason: 
Death
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