History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Shapiro, Norma Levy
Born 1928 in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 1, 1978, to a seat vacated by James H. Gorbey. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1978, and received commission on August 11, 1978. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1998.

Education:
University of Michigan, B.A., 1948
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1951

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Horace Stern, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1951-1952
Gowen fellow in criminal law, University of Pennsylvania, 1954-1955
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1956-1978
Instructor and lecturer, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1951-1952, 1955-1956, 1971
Oral History

 

Submit Questions About Judicial History