History of the Federal Judiciary

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Freeh, Louis J.
Born 1950 in Jersey City, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 9, 1991, to a seat vacated by Richard J. Daronco. Confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 1991, and received commission on May 30, 1991. Service terminated on August 31, 1993, due to resignation.

Rutgers University, B.A., 1971
Rutgers School of Law -- Newark, J.D., 1974
New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1984

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve lieutenant, JAG Corps, 1985-
Law clerk, U.S. Sen. Clifford P. Case, Newark, New Jersey district office, 1974-1975
Private practice, New Jersey, 1974-1975
Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, New York City, 1975-1980
Supervisory special agent, Organized Crime Section, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1980-1981
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1981-1990; chief, Organized Crime Unit, 1987-1989; deputy U.S. attorney, 1989; associate U.S. attorney, 1989-1990
Special prosecutor, U.S. Department of Justice, 1990-1991
Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1993-2001


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