Denny Chin

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United States federal judge

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Denny ChinUKNUnknown United States federal judge
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Denny Chin (陳卓光; born April 13, 1954) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, based in New York City. He was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York before joining the federal appeals bench. President Bill Clinton nominated Chin to the district court on March 24, 1994, and Chin was confirmed August 9 of that same year. On October 6, 2009, President Barack Obama nominated Chin to the Second Circuit. He was confirmed on April 22, 2010, by the United States Senate, filling the vacancy created by Judge Robert D. Sack who assumed senior status. Chin was the first Asian American appointed as a United States District Judge outside of the Ninth Circuit.

Education5 - 5 of 3
Princeton University
Stuyvesant High School
Fordham University School of Law
Other Experience1 - 9 of 9
Asian American Bar Association of New York
1992 - 1994
Advisory Board Member
Feerick Center for Social Justice
Advisory Board Member
Center on Law and Information Policy at Fordham Law School
Board Member
Prospect Park Environmental Center
Board Member
Clinton Housing Association
Board Member
Care for the Homeless
Board Member
Hartley House
Board of Trustees of Princeton University
Vice President
Fordham Law School Alumni Association