History of the Federal Judiciary


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Dearie, Raymond Joseph
Born 1944 in Rockville Center, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 3, 1986, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on March 14, 1986, and received commission on March 19, 1986. Served as chief judge, 2007-2011. Assumed senior status on April 3, 2011.

Education:
Fairfield University, B.A., 1966
St. John`s University School of Law, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1969-1971, 1977-1980
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1971-1977, 1980-1982; chief, Appeals Division, 1971-1974; chief, General Crimes Section, 1974-1976; chief, Criminal Division, 1976-1977; executive assistant U.S. attorney, 1977;
     chief assistant U.S. attorney, 1980-1982
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, 1982-1986

 

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