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Name Swain, Laura Taylor
City New York
State NY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1958 in Brooklyn, 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 1958 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 25, 2000, to a seat vacated by Thomas P. Griesa. Confirmed by the Senate on June 16, 2000, and received commission on July 11, 2000.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of New York, 1996-2000

Education:
Radcliffe College, A.B., 1979
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1982

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Constance Baker Motley, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1982-1983
Private practice, 1982-1996
Member, New York State Board of Law Examiners, 1986-1996


compress summary

Case(s) CW-NY-0009 : Elisa W. v. City of New York
DR-NY-0009 : Lovely H. v. Eggleston
DR-NY-0010 : Blatch v. Franco
EE-NY-0253 : Duling v. Gristede's Operating Corp.
EE-NY-0285 : Raymond v. The City of New York
JC-NY-0055 : Nunez and United States v. City of New York
PC-NY-0054 : Kelly v. Lapan
PC-NY-0058 : Milstein v. Federal Bureau of Prisons

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