History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. District Courts for the Districts of New York

   Judges of the Southern District of New York
Cedarbaum, Miriam Goldman
Born 1929 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 3, 1986, to a seat vacated by Charles E. Stewart. Confirmed by the Senate on March 3, 1986, and received commission on March 4, 1986. Assumed senior status on March 31, 1998.

Education:
Barnard College, B.A., 1950
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1953

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Edward J. Dimock, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1953-1954
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1954-1957
Attorney, Court of Claims Section, Office of the Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1958-1959
Part-time legal consultant, New York City, 1959-1962
First assistant counsel, New York State Moreland Commission on the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law, 1963-1964
Associate counsel, The Museum of Modern Art, New York City, 1965-1979
Acting justice, Scarsdale [New York] Village Court, 1978-1982
Justice, Scarsdale [New York] Village Court, 1982-1986
Private practice, New York City, 1979-1986

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, December 4, 1985; no Senate vote
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