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Edward Leavy

Edward Leavy, American federal judge. Recipient Sid Lezak award, 2003.


  • Leavy, Edward was born on August 14, 1929 in Oregon, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Portland, 1950. Bachelor of Laws, University Notre Dame, 1953.


    • District judge Lane County, Eugene, Oregon, 1957—1961, circuit judge, 1961—1976. Justice pro tempore Oregon Supreme Court, 1974. Magistrate United States District Court Oregon, Portland, Oregon, 1976—1984, judge, 1984—1987, United States Court Appeals (9th Circuit), Portland, since 1987, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA), 2001—2008, presiding judge, 2005—2008.


    • Married Eileen Leavy. Children: Thomas, Patrick, Mary Kay, Paul.
    • spouse: Eileen Leavy
    • children: Thomas Leavy
    • Patrick Leavy
    • Mary Kay Leavy
    • Paul Leavy
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    Born August 14, 1929