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Name Preska, Loretta A.
City New York
State NY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1949 in Albany, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1949 in Albany, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on March 31, 1992, to a seat vacated by Robert J. Ward. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1992, and received commission on August 12, 1992. Served as chief judge, 2009-2016. Assumed senior status on March 1, 2017.

Education:
College of St. Rose, B.A., 1970
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1973
New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1978

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York City, 1973-1992
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 2008-2012

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, September 9, 2008; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) ED-NY-0014 : L.V. v. Department of Education
FA-NY-0002 : Bronx Household of Faith v. Board of Education of the City of New York
FH-NY-0020 : Adkins v. Morgan Stanley
JC-NY-0002 : Benjamin v. Horn
JC-NY-0015 : Muhammad v. Coughlin
JC-NY-0057 : Barley v. City of New York
PC-NY-0006 : Milburn v. Coughlin

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