History of the Federal Judiciary

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Stern, Herbert Jay
Born 1936 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on December 7, 1973, to a seat vacated by Leonard Garth. Confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 1973, and received commission on December 28, 1973. Service terminated on January 4, 1987, due to resignation.

Hobart College, B.A., 1958
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1961

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve private, 1961-1962
Assistant district attorney, New York County, New York, 1962-1965
Trial attorney, Organized Crime and Racketeering Section, U.S. Department of Justice, 1965-1969
Chief assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1969-1971
U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey, 1971-1974
Judge, U.S. Court for Berlin, 1979
Private practice, Roseland, New Jersey, 1987-


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