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.

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
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