The Brooklyn-born Denise Majette studied until 1976 at Yale University. After a subsequent law studies at the University of Durham in North Carolina and its made in 1979 Admitted to the bar, she began to work in their new profession. Later she taught the trade law at the Wake Forest Law School in Winston- Salem. Between 1993 and 2002, Majette Judge was at the District Court in DeKalb County, Georgia.
Politically, she joined the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 2002, she was in the fourth electoral district of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where they on 3 January 2003, the successor of Cynthia McKinney took, against which she had become popular with the area code of the Democrats. Since they renounced in 2004 for reelection, she was able to complete only one term in Congress until January 3, 2005.
Instead of a candidacy for re-election in the House of Representatives in 2004, she applied unsuccessfully for a seat in the U.S. Senate; it was subject to Republicans Johnny Isakson. In Congress, she was considered a Liberal MP.