History of the Federal Judiciary


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Stein, Sidney H.
Born 1945 in Passaic, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 11, 1995, to a seat vacated by Pierre N. Leval. Confirmed by the Senate on March 17, 1995, and received commission on March 17, 1995. Assumed senior status on September 1, 2010.

Education:
New York University Graduate School of Education
Princeton University, A.B., 1967
Yale Law School, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
New York Army National Guard, 1969-1975
Law clerk, Hon. Stanley Fuld, New York State Court of Appeals, 1972-1973
Private practice, New York City, 1974-1995

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, September 14, 1994; no Senate vote

 

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