Karen Nelson Moore
Karen Nelson Moore
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit|
|Assumed office |
March 29, 1995
|Appointed by||Bill Clinton|
|Preceded by||Robert B. Krupansky|
|Born||November 19, 1948|
|Education||Radcliffe College (A.B.)|
Harvard Law School (J.D.)
Karen Nelson Moore (born November 19, 1948) is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Her chambers are located in Cleveland, Ohio.
Education and legal training
Moore received her Artium Baccalaureus from Radcliffe College of Harvard University in 1970, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude, and her Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, also magna cum laude, in 1973. She clerked for Judge Malcolm Wilkey of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1973 to 1974 and for Associate Justice Harry Blackmun of the United States Supreme Court from 1974 to 1975.
Moore was an instructor for the International Tax Law Program at Harvard Law School from 1972 to 1973. She was in private practice in Cleveland, Ohio from 1975 to 1977 and then served on the faculty of Case Western Reserve University Law School from 1977 to 1995. Moore was a visiting professor at Harvard Law School from 1990 to 1991.
Judge Moore served has the president of Harvard University's Board of Overseers for 2015-16.
Federal judicial service
Moore was nominated by President Bill Clinton on January 24, 1995, to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit vacated by Judge Robert B. Krupansky. She was confirmed by the United States Senate in a voice vote on March 24, 1995, and received her commission on March 29, 1995.
- "Moore, Karen Nelson - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.
- President Names Eight to Federal Bench, The White House: Office of the Press Secretary (September 14, 1994).
- Karen Nelson Moore at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Robert B. Krupansky
| Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit