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Name Liman, Lewis Jeffrey
State NY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1960 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1960 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on May 21, 2019, to a seat vacated by Paul Austin Crotty. Confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 2019, and received commission on December 31, 2019.

Education:
Harvard College, A.B., 1983
London School of Economics and Political Science, M.Sc., 1984
Yale Law School, J.D., 1987

Professional Career:

Lawyer, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, New York City, 1987
Law clerk, Hon. Pierre N. Leval, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1987-1988
Law clerk, Hon. John Paul Stevens, Supreme Court of the United States, 1989-1990
Private practice, New York City, 1990-1994, 1999-2019
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1994-1999

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, May 15, 2018; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) VR-NY-0363 : Hernandez v. New York State Board of Elections

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