Scovel Richardson

Personal

Birthday: 
2/4/1912
Birthplace: 
Nashville, TN
Date of Death: 
3/30/1982
Place of Death: 
New Rochelle, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1938-1939
Faculty, Lincoln University, 1939-1953; associate professor of law, 1939-1943; dean and professor of law, 1944-1953
Senior attorney, Office of Price Administration, 1943-1944
Member, U.S. Board of Parole, 1953-1957; chair, 1954-1957

Education

Name of School: 
University of Illinois
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1934
Name of School - Second: 
University of Illinois
Degree - Second: 
A.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1936
Name of School - Third: 

Howard University School of Law

Consistent with providing the professional leadership necessary to advocate and defend the rights of all, but particularly of African-Americans and other minorities, it is the Law School's mission to: Educate and enable students to develop their highest capabilities and skills as lawyers; Engage as an institution in the active pursuit of solutions to domestic and international legal, social, economic and political problems that are of particular concern to minority groups; and Imbue its students with dedication to excellence and commitment to the solutions to those problems.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1937

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Customs Court
President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/8/1957
Termination Date: 
11/1/1980
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of International Trade
Court Name - Second: 

United States Court of International Trade

Commission Date - Second: 
11/1/1980
Termination Date - Second: 
3/30/1982
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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