History of the Federal Judiciary


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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

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