History of the Federal Judiciary


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Cohn, Avern Levin
Born 1924 in Detroit, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 17, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1979, and received commission on September 26, 1979. Assumed senior status on October 9, 1999.

Education:
University of Michigan, 1943
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1949

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1949-1979

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