(Biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf, April 2007
Born 7/30/1935, in Waterbury, CT.Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Nominated by President Ronald Reagan (Republican) on 11/18/1981; confirmed by the Senate on 12/09/1981; received judicial commission on 12/10/1981.
Served as Chief Judge from 01/01/1997 to 01/01/2000.
Assumed senior status on 09/30/2000.
As of April 2007, when this biographical material was gathered, Judge Winter remained on the federal bench. Education
Yale University, B.A., 1957.
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1960.Non-judicial Career
Law clerk, Hon. Caleb M. Wright, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 1960-1961
Law clerk, Hon. Thurgood Marshall, U.S. Court of Appeals,Second Circuit, 1961-1962
Faculty, Yale Law School, 1962-1982
Research associate and lecturer, 1962-1964
Assistant / associate professor, 1964-1968
Professor of law, 1968-1982
Consultant, Subcommittee on Separation of Powers, U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, 1968-1972
Senior fellow, Brookings Institute, Washington, D.C., 1968-1970
Guggenheim fellow, Washington,D.C., 1971-1972
Adjutant scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Washington,D.C., 1972-1981