History of the Federal Judiciary


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Brown, Garrett E. Jr.
Born 1943 in Orange, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on October 23, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1985, and received commission on December 17, 1985. Served as chief judge, 2005-2012. Assumed senior status on January 2, 2012. Service terminated on January 26, 2012, due to retirement.

Education:
Lafayette College, A.B., 1965
Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Vincent S. Haneman, Supreme Court of New Jersey, 1968-1969
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1969-1973
Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1973-1981
General counsel, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981-1983
U.S. Maritime Administration, 1983-1986; chief counsel, 1983-1985; acting deputy maritime administrator, 1985-1986

 

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