Deborah Batts Judge

Deborah A. Batts (born 13 April 1947) is a United States federal judge, currently serving on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. In June 1994, Deborah Batts was sworn in as a Federal District Judge for Manhattan, becoming the nation's first openly LGBT, African-American federal judge. She has announced her intention to take senior status on April 13, 2012 – the day of her 65th birthday. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Batts received an A.B. from Radcliffe College in 1969, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1972. She subsequently clerked from Judge Lawrence Pierce on the Federal Court on which she now serves as a Judge. She was an Assistant U.S. Attorney from 1979 to 1984. In 1984 she became an Associate Professor of Law at Fordham University. She was a Special associate counsel to the Department of Investigation for New York City from 1990 to 1991. On January 27, 1994, following the recommendation of Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, President Bill Clinton appointed Batts to a seat on the Southern District left open in 1989 when Judge Richard Owen took senior status.

Personal details

Date of birth
April 13th, 1947
Place of birth
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Nationality
United States of America
Ethnicity
African American

Education

1. Radcliffe College Colleges/University

Radcliffe College was a women's liberal arts college in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and was the coordinate college for Harvard University. It was also one of the Seven Sisters colleges. Radcliffe College conferred joint Harvard-Radcliffe diplomas beginning in 1963 and a formal merger agreement with Harvard was signed in 1977, with full integration with Harvard completed in 1999. Today, Radcliffe's campus functions as a research institute within Harvard, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and former Radcliffe student housing has been incorporated as residential houses of Harvard College.

Founded
1879
Headquarters
10 Garden Street, 02138 - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Official web page www.radcliffe.edu
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People attended Radcliffe College connected by profession and/or age

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2. Harvard Law School Colleges/University

Harvard Law School (also known as Harvard Law or HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, it is the oldest continually-operating law school in the United States and is home to the largest academic law library in the world.

Type Private school
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Founded
1817
Headquarters
1525 Mass Ave., 02138 - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Postgraduates
2013. 1,727
2011. 1,733
Acceptance rate
2013. 15.6 %
Official web page www.law.harvard.edu
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People attended Harvard Law School connected by profession and/or age

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