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Kenneth M. Karas (born 1964) is a United States federal judge.

Karas was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He received a B.A. from Georgetown University in 1986. He received a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 1991. He was a law clerk, Hon. Reena Raggi, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York in 1992. He was an Assistant U.S. attorney of Southern District of New York from 1992 to 2004.

Karas was a federal judge to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Karas was nominated by President George W. Bush on September 18, 2003, to a seat vacated by Allen G. Schwartz. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 3, 2004, and received commission on June 13, 2004. On May 16, 2008, Karas sentenced Olympic gold medalist Tim Montgomery to 46 months in prison for his part in a multimillion-dollar fake-check scheme.

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