Jose Alberto Cabranes

Personal

Birthday: 
1940
Birthplace: 
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Supervisor in law, Queens` College, University of Cambridge, England, 1966-1967
Private practice, New York City, 1967-1971
Associate professor of law, Rutgers University School of Law, 1971-1973
Special counsel, Gov. Rafael Hernandez Colon, Puerto Rico, Washington, D.C., 1973-1975
General counsel/director of government relations, Yale University, 1975-1979

Education

Name of School: 
Columbia University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1961
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1965
Name of School - Third: 
University of Cambridge, Queens` College
Degree - Third: 
M.Litt.
Degree Year - Third: 
1967

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Court Name: 

Connecticut District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/10/1979
Termination Date: 
8/12/1994
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
8/10/1994
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