Dolores Korman Sloviter

Hon. Dolores Korman Sloviter
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Address: 21400 U.S. Courthouse
601 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1790
Phone: (215) 597-2995
Web site:

Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
U.S. Court of Appeals Judge

Bar Admissions:
Pennsylvania, 1957
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1957
U.S. Supreme Court, 1965
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1956
Law Review: University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Note Editor, 1955 - 1956

Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1953
Honors: With Distinction
Major: Economics

Published Works:
The October 1973 Term Merger Cases: Whither Clayton, 7? 48 Temple Law Quarterly 861, 1975

Transcript of Symposium, Introduction: Legislative Proposals to Restrict the Jurisdiction of the Federal Courts: Are They Wise? Are They Constitutional? 27 Villanova Law Review 1042, 1982

Perceptions of the Legal Profession, Western New England Law Review, Vol. 10, 1988

A Federal Judge Views Diversity Jurisdiction Through the Lens of Federalism, 78 Virginia Law Review 1671, 1992

First Amendment and the Rehnquist Court, 6 Communications Lawyer, No. 2 at 3, Spring, 1988

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Professor of Law, Temple University, 1972 - 1979

Federal Judicial Clerkship Clinical, Temple University Law School, 1980 - Present

Honors and Awards:
President, Order of the Coif, University of Pennsylvania Chapter, 1975 - 1977

Honorary LL.D., Dickinson University, 1984

Honorary L.H.D., Temple University, 1986

Honorary LL.D., University of Richmond, 1992

Honorary LL.D., Widener University, 1994

Distinguished Fulbright Scholar, Chile, 1990

Honor Award, Girls High Alumnae Association, 1991

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association

American Law Institute

Federal Bar Association

Philadelphia Bar Association, 1976 - 1978
Member, Board of Governors

Philadelphia Bar Association, 1977 - 1979
Chairman, Subcommittee on Aging; Committee on Family Law

Governor's Council on Aging, 1976 - 1979

Committee of 70, 1976 - 1979

Senior Citizens Judicare Project, 1978 - 1979
Vice President, Board of Directors

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1978 - 1979
Member, Hearing Panel, Disciplinary Board

University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1993
Member, Board of Overseers

American Judicature Society
Member, Board of Directors

Past Employment Positions:
United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, Judge, 1979

Temple University Law School, Associate Professor, 1972 - 1974

Harold E. Kohn, P.A., Member, 1969 - 1972

Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish, Kohn & Levy, Philadelphia, Associate, Partner, 1956 - 1969

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Chief Judge, 1991 - 1998

Temple University School of Law, Faculty, 1972 - 1979

Temple University School of Law, Professor, 1974 - 1979

City of Philadelphia Law Department, Pennsylvania, Law Clerk, 1955 - Present

Phi Beta Kappa
Birth Information:
1932, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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