History of the Federal Judiciary


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Martin, John S. Jr.
Born 1935 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on January 24, 1990, to a seat vacated by Edward Weinfeld. Confirmed by the Senate on April 5, 1990, and received commission on April 6, 1990. Assumed senior status on May 31, 2003. Service terminated on September 30, 2003, due to retirement.

Education:
Manhattan College, B.A., 1957
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1961

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Leonard P. Moore, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1961-1962
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1962-1966
Private practice, Nyack, New York, 1966-1967
Assistant to the solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1967-1969
Private practice, New York City, 1969-1980, 1983-1990
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1980-1983

 

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