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Name Weinstein, Jack Bertrand
City Brooklyn
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:

Weinstein, Jack Bertrand
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Weinstein, Jack Bertrand
Born 1921 in Wichita, KS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on January 16, 1967, to a seat vacated by Leo R. Rayfiel. Confirmed by the Senate on April 14, 1967, and received commission on April 15, 1967. Served as chief judge, 1980-1988. Assumed senior status on March 1, 1993.

Education:
Brooklyn College, B.A., 1943
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1943-1946
Lecturer, Columbia University, 1948-1949
Law clerk, Hon. Stanley Fuld, New York State Court of Appeals, 1949-1950
Private practice, New York City, 1950-1952
Faculty, Columbia University Law School, 1952-1998; professor of law, 1956-1967; adjunct professor, 1967-1998
County attorney, Nassau County, New York, 1955-1957
Adjunct professor, Brooklyn Law School, 1987-

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, October 17, 1966; no Senate vote
Research Collections
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Case(s) CW-NY-0003 : Nicholson v. Williams
ID-NY-0005 : Society for Good Will to Retarded Children Inc. v. Cuomo
SD-NY-0002 : US vs. The Community School Board of Brooklyn, New York School District


Additional Resources
 
Case Studies "Leadership on the Federal Bench: The Craft and Activism of Judge Jack Weinstein"
By: Jeffrey Morris (Touro Law Faculty)
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