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Name Lasker, Morris Edward
City Boston
State MA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born July 17, 1917, in Hartsdale, NY
Died December 25, 2009, in Cambridge, MA

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born July 17, 1917, in Hartsdale, NY
Died December 25, 2009, in Cambridge, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on November 28, 1967, to a seat vacated by Richard H. Levet. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 1968, and received commission on June 24, 1968. Assumed senior status on October 3, 1983. Service terminated on December 25, 2009, due to death.

Education:
Harvard University, B.A., 1938
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1941

Professional Career:

Staff attorney, U.S. Senate Committee Investigating National Defense Programs, 1941-1942
U.S. Army, 1942-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1946-1968
Town attorney, New Castle, New York, 1955-1957
Justice of the peace, New Castle, New York, 1957-1958


compress summary

Case(s) DR-MA-0001 : Daniels-Finegold v. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
DR-MA-0004 : Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. E*Trade Access, Inc.
EE-MA-0013 : EEOC v. PREFERRED PEOPLE STAFFING
IM-MA-0008 : Asgari v. Trump [voluntarily dismissed]
IM-NY-0012 : De Figueiredo v. Trans World Airlines, Inc.
JC-NY-0002 : Benjamin v. Horn
JC-NY-0007 : Rhem v. Malcolm
JC-NY-0013 : Vega v. Ward
JC-NY-0052 : Giampetruzzi v. Malcolm
JI-NY-0006 : Pena v. New York State Division for Youth
JI-NY-0007 : Lollis v. Dept. of Social Services
PC-NY-0005 : Fisher v. Koehler


Additional Resources
 
Web Resources When Intervention Works: Judge Morris E. Lasker and New York City Jails
By: Ted S. Storey



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