History of the Federal Judiciary

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Scullin, Frederick James Jr.
Born 1939 in Syracuse, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on September 12, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on February 6, 1992, and received commission on February 10, 1992. Served as chief judge, 2000-2006. Assumed senior status on March 13, 2006.

Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 2004-2011

Niagara University, B.S., 1961
Syracuse University College of Law, LL.B., 1964

Professional Career:
U.S. Army commander, Infantry, 1964-1966
U.S. Army Reserve colonel, -1991
Private practice, Syracuse, New York, 1967-1968, 1980-1982
Assistant district attorney, Onondaga County, New York, 1968-1971
Special assistant attorney general, Organized Crime Task Force, State of New York, 1971-1978
Chief prosecutor, governor's council for prosecution of organized crime, State of Florida, 1978-1980
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of New York, 1982-1992


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