Peter Keeton Leisure

Personal

Birthday: 
3/21/1929
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
9/17/2013
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army lieutenant, Artillery, 1953-1955
Private practice, New York City, 1958-1961, 1966-1984
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1962-1966

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1952
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.

Name of School - Third: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1958

Judicial Career

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

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/15/1984
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/21/1997
Termination Date: 
9/17/2013
Termination Reason: 
Death
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