History of the Federal Judiciary


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Kaplan, Lewis A.
Born 1944 in Staten Island, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 5, 1994, to a seat vacated by Gerard Louis Goettel. Confirmed by the Senate on August 9, 1994, and received commission on August 10, 1994. Assumed senior status on February 1, 2011.

Education:
University of Rochester, A.B., 1966
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Edward McEntee, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 1969-1970
Private practice, New York City, 1970-1994
Special master, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1982-1983

 

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