Mary Johnson Lowe

Personal

Birthday: 
6/10/1924
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
2/27/1999
Place of Death: 
Las Vegas, NV
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1955-1971
Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, 1971-1973
Acting justice, Supreme Court of New York County, 1973-1974
Justice, Supreme Court of Bronx County [New York], 1975-1976
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1977-1978

Education

Name of School: 
Hunter College, City University of New York
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1951
Name of School - Second: 

Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) is a law school founded in 1901. It is located in Brooklyn Heights, New York City, in the United States, and has approximately 1,100 students.

The Dean of the law school is Nicholas W. Allard, who assumed the role in 2012, as well as the role of president in 2014. Brooklyn Law School’s faculty includes 64 full-time professors, 6 emeriti faculty, and a number of adjunct faculty, many of whom are preeminent legal scholars.

In 2013, 94% of the law school's first-time test takers passed the bar exam, placing the law school third-best among New York's 15 law schools. Of 382 graduates in 2014, nine months after graduation 38 were unemployed, and 7 were of unknown employment status. Alumni have relocated to 49 states and over 25 countries after graduation.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1954
Name of School - Third: 

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 - Third: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1955

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/27/1978
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/27/1991
Termination Date: 
2/27/1999
Termination Reason: 
Death
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