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Name Pollak, Louis Heilprin
City Philadelphia
State PA
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 December 7, 1922, in New York, NY
Died May 8, 2012, in West Mount Airy, PA

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

Born December 7, 1922, in New York, NY
Died May 8, 2012, in West Mount Airy, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 7, 1978, to a seat vacated by A. Leon Higginbotham. Confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 1978, and received commission on July 12, 1978. Assumed senior status on January 1, 1991. Service terminated on May 8, 2012, due to death.

Education:
Harvard University, B.A., 1943
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Law clerk, Hon. Wiley B. Rutledge, Supreme Court of the United States, 1948-1949
Private practice, New York City, 1949-1951
Attorney and special assistant to Ambassador-at-Large Philip C. Jessup, U.S. Department of State, 1951-1953
Assistant counsel, Amalgamated Clothing Workers, New York City, 1954-1955
Faculty, Yale Law School, 1955-1974; dean, 1965-1970
Faculty, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1974-1978; dean, 1975-1978
Member, U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 1983-1992


compress summary

Case(s) FA-CA-0005 : Hoye v. City of Oakland
IM-NJ-0003 : Brown v. Esmor Correctional Services, Inc.
JC-NJ-0022 : Florence v. County of Burlington
JC-PA-0005 : Inmates of the Allegheny County Jail v. Wecht
MH-PR-0001 : Navarro-Ayala v. Hernandez-Colon
NH-PA-0003 : U.S. v. Chester Care Center
PB-PA-0002 : Project Home v. City of Philadelphia
PC-GA-0001 : Cason v. Seckinger

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