History of the Federal Judiciary

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Hayden, Katharine Sweeney
Born 1942 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 5, 1997, to a seat vacated by H. Lee Sarokin. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1997, and received commission on September 29, 1997. Assumed senior status on May 30, 2010.

Marymount Manhattan College, B.A., 1963
Seton Hall University, M.A., 1971
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Robert Clifford, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1975-1976
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1976-1978
Private practice, New Jersey, 1978-1991
Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1991-1997


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