History of the Federal Judiciary


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Meyer, Jeffrey Alker
Born 1963 in North Tarrytown, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Mark R. Kravitz. Confirmed by the Senate on February 24, 2014, and received commission on February 25, 2014.

Education:
Yale College, B.A., 1985
Yale Law School, J.D., 1989

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. James L. Oakes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1989-1990
Law clerk, Hon. Donald Ross, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1990
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1990-1991
Law clerk, Hon. Harry A. Blackmun, Supreme Court of the United States, 1991-1992
Staff attorney, Vermont Legal Aid, Waterbury, Vermont, 1992-1993
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1993-1995
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Connecticut, 1995-2004; appeals chief, 2000-2004
Yale Law School, 1998-2004, 2010-2014; clinical visiting lecturer in law, 1998-2004; visiting professor of law, 2010-2014
Senior counsel, Independent Inquiry Committee into the United Nations Oil-for-Food Program in Iraq, 2004-2005
Quinnipiac University School of Law, 2006-2014; associate professor, 2006-2010; professor of law, 2010-2014

 

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