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Name Nickerson, Eugene Hoffman
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:

Nickerson, Eugene Hoffman
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Nickerson, Eugene Hoffman
Born August 2, 1918, in Orange, NJ
Died January 1, 2002, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on August 16, 1977, to a seat vacated by Orrin Judd. Confirmed by the Senate on October 20, 1977, and received commission on October 21, 1977. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1994. Service terminated on January 1, 2002, due to death.

Education:
Harvard University, B.A., 1941
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1943

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Augustus N. Hand, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1943-1944
Law clerk, Hon. Harlan F. Stone, Supreme Court of the United States, 1944-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1946-1961, 1971-1977
County executive, Nassau County, New York, 1962-1970

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, August 28, 1980; no Senate vote
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Case(s) ED-NY-0007 : Ray M. v. Board of Education
EE-NY-0201 : United States v. New York Transit Authority
EE-PA-0205 : Velez v. QVC, Inc.
IM-NY-0015 : Etuk v. Blackman
IM-NY-0021 : Leopold v. U. S. Civil Service Commission


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