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Name Cowen, Robert E.
City Trenton
State NJ
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cowen, Robert E.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Cowen, Robert E.
Born 1930 in Newark, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on October 7, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on November 1, 1985, and received commission on November 4, 1985. Service terminated on November 16, 1987, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on August 7, 1987, to a seat vacated by James Hunter, III. Confirmed by the Senate on November 6, 1987, and received commission on November 9, 1987. Assumed senior status on September 4, 1998.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1978-1985

Education:
Drake University, B.S., 1952
Rutgers School of Law -- Newark, LL.B., 1958

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Walter Conklin, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1958-1959
Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1959-1969
Assistant prosecutor, Essex County, New Jersey, 1969-1970
Deputy attorney general, State of New Jersey, 1970-1973
Director, Division of Ethics and Professional Services, Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Trenton, New Jersey, 1973-1978

compress summary

Case(s) CW-PA-0002 : Baby Neal v. Casey
EE-NJ-0114 : United States and Taxman v. Piscataway Township
IM-NJ-0007 : Argueta v. Myers
JC-PA-0005 : Inmates of the Allegheny County Jail v. Wecht
PB-CA-0011 : Sanchez v. Johnson
PB-CA-0012 : Clayworth v. Bonta
PB-PA-0008 : Helen L. v. DiDario
PB-PA-0011 : Benjamin v. Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare


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