Keith P. Ellison

Personal

Birthday: 
1950
Birthplace: 
New Orleans, LA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Skelly Wright, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1976-1977
Law clerk, Hon. Harry Blackmun, Supreme Court of the United States, 1977-1978
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1978-1999

Education

Name of School: 
Harvard University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1972
Name of School - Second: 
University of Oxford
Degree - Second: 
B.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1974
Name of School - Third: 

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 - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1976

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Court Name: 

Texas Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/7/1999
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