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Name Johnson, Sterling Jr.
City Brooklyn
State NY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Johnson, Sterling Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Johnson, Sterling Jr.
Born 1934 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, 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

compress summary

Case(s) EE-NY-0224 : TROWBRIDGE v. INSTITUTE FOR BASIC
EE-NY-0226 : Leykis v. NYP Holdings, Inc.
IM-NY-0006 : Haitian Centers Council, Inc. v. McNary
IM-NY-0010 : Canales v. Novak
IM-NY-0011 : Jean-Baptiste v. Reno
PN-NY-0001 : Louima v. City of New York


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