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Name Leval, Pierre Nelson
City New York
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 Aug 15, 2016:

Leval, Pierre Nelson
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Leval, Pierre Nelson
Born 1936 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on October 17, 1977, to a seat vacated by Dudley B. Bonsal. Confirmed by the Senate on October 29, 1977, and received commission on October 31, 1977. Service terminated on November 8, 1993, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a seat vacated by George Cheney Pratt. Confirmed by the Senate on October 18, 1993, and received commission on October 20, 1993. Assumed senior status on August 16, 2002.

Education:
Harvard College, A.B., 1959
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1963

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1959
Law clerk, Hon. Henry J. Friendly, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1963-1964
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1964-1968; chief appellate attorney, 1967-1968
Private practice, New York City, 1969-1975
Assistant district attorney, New York County, New York, 1975-1977; first assistant, 1975-1976; chief assistant, 1976-1977

compress summary

Case(s) CW-NY-0001 : Marisol A. v. Giuliani
DR-NY-0006 : The Authors Guild v. Google, Inc.
DR-VT-0001 : Jones v. National Conference of Bar Examiners
EE-NY-0201 : United States v. New York Transit Authority
FA-NY-0002 : Bronx Household of Faith v. Board of Education of the City of New York
ID-CT-0005 : U.S. v. Connecticut
IM-CT-0002 : Commercial Cleaning Services, L.L.C. v. Collin Services Systems, Inc
IM-NY-0001 : Abdullah v. INS
IM-NY-0031 : Velazquez v. Legal Services Corp
JC-NY-0002 : Benjamin v. Horn
JC-NY-0034 : Ciraolo v. City of New York
PC-NY-0015 : Bryant v. Coughlin
PC-NY-0045 : Reynolds v. Sielaff
PC-NY-0051 : Rosario v. Goord
PN-NY-0001 : Louima v. City of New York


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