History of the Federal Judiciary

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Holwell, Richard J.
Born 1946 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 7, 2003, to a seat vacated by Barrington D. Parker, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on September 17, 2003, and received commission on September 22, 2003. Service terminated on February 7, 2012, due to resignation.

Villanova University, B.A., 1967
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1970
Cambridge Institute of Criminology, 1971

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1971-2003, 2012-

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, August 1, 2002; no Senate vote


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