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Johnson, Sterling, Jr.

Born 1934 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on May 17, 1991, to a seat vacated by Joseph M. McLaughlin. Confirmed by the Senate on June 27, 1991, and received commission on July 2, 1991. Assumed senior status on June 1, 2003.

Education:
Brooklyn College, City University of New York, B.A., 1963
Brooklyn Law School, LL.B., 1966

Professional Career:

U.S. Marine Corps, 1952-1955
Police officer, New York City, 1956-1967
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1967-1970
Executive director, Civilian Complaint Review Board, New York City Police Department, 1970-1974
Executive liaison officer, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, 1974-1975
Special narcotics prosecutor, New York City, 1975-1991
Commissioner, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1999-2002