History of the Federal Judiciary


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Acosta, Raymond L.
Born 1925 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 9, 1982, to a seat vacated by Jose V. Toledo. Confirmed by the Senate on September 29, 1982, and received commission on September 30, 1982. Assumed senior status on June 1, 1994.

Education:
Rutgers School of Law -- Newark, J.D., 1951

Professional Career:
Private practice, Hackensack, New Jersey, 1953-1954
Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, San Diego, California, Washington, D.C., and Miami, Florida, 1954-1958
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Puerto Rico, 1958-1961
Private practice, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1962-1980
U.S. attorney for the District of Puerto Rico, 1980-1982

 

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