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Name Chertoff, Michael
City Philadelphia
State PA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Chertoff, Michael
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Chertoff, Michael
Born 1953 in Elizabeth, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on March 5, 2003, to a seat vacated by Morton I. Greenberg. Confirmed by the Senate on June 9, 2003, and received commission on June 10, 2003. Service terminated on February 15, 2005, due to resignation.

Education:
Harvard College, A.B., 1975
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Murray Gurfein, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1978-1979
Law clerk, Hon. William J. Brennan, Jr., Supreme Court of the United States, 1979-1980
Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1980-1983, 1994-2001
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1983-1987
First assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1987-1990
U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey, 1990-1994
Special counsel, U.S. Senate Whitewater Committee, 1994-1996
Assistant attorney general, U.S Department of Justice, 2001-2003
Secretary of Homeland Security, 2005-2009

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Case(s) EE-NJ-0114 : United States and Taxman v. Piscataway Township


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