Harry T. Edwards

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Harry T. Edwards
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Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Assumed office
November 3, 2005
Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
In office
September 19, 1994 – July 16, 2001
Preceded byAbner Mikva
Succeeded byDouglas H. Ginsburg
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
In office
February 20, 1980 – November 3, 2005
Appointed byJimmy Carter
Preceded byDavid L. Bazelon
Succeeded bySeat abolished
Personal details
Born
Harry Thomas Edwards

(1940-11-03) November 3, 1940 (age 80)
New York City, New York
EducationCornell University (BS)
University of Michigan Law School (JD)

Harry Thomas Edwards (born November 3, 1940), an American politician, lawyer and legal scholar. He is a Senior United States Circuit Judge and chief judge emeritus of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in Washington, D.C..[1] In 1980, he was nominated to the court by President Jimmy Carter.

He is a professor of law at the New York University School of Law.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Federal Judicial Center, Biographical Directory of Article III Federal Judges, 1789-present; United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Judge Harry T. Edwards.
  2. NYU School of Law Faculty Profile: Harry T. Edwards.