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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of New York|
|Station:||New Haven, CT|
|Appointed by:||Gerald Ford|
|Active:||03/29/1976 - 09/22/1995|
|Senior:||09/23/1995 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Murray Gurfein|
|Succeeded by:||Richard Casey|
|Home State:||New York, NY|
|Bachelors:||Yale, B.A., 1952|
|Law School:||Yale Law, LL.B., 1955|
Charles Sherman Haight, Jr. is a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He is serving on senior status.  He joined the court in 1976 after being nominated by President Gerald Ford.
Early life and education
Haight began his legal career as a trial attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice from 1955 to 1957 and also served as a private practice attorney in New York City from 1957 to 1976.
Southern district of New York
Haight was nominated by President Gerald Ford on March 2, 1976 to a seat vacated by Murray Gurfein. Haight was confirmed by the Senate on March 26, 1976 and received commission on March 29, 1976. Haight was succeeded in this position by Richard Casey. Haight later assumed senior status on September 23, 1995.
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Benedetto Cipriani case
Judge Haight was the preisiding judge in the trial of Italian national Benedetto Cipriani. Cipriani was convicted of hiring three men to kill a man and his girlfriend and paying them to perform the murders. The judge on December 16, 2009, denied a request from Cipriani to serve his prison sentence in Italy.
- List of Article III judges of the Southern District of New York
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- Biography at FJC
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Ackerman • Anderson • Aronovitz • Broderick • Callister • Cohill • Copenhaver • Crowley • Davis • Fay • Goettel • Guy • Haight • Hall • Hill • Ingram • Manos • Munson • Poole • Pratt • Richey • Schwartz • Schwarzer • Sear • Sterling • Takasugi • Waters • Williams •Wood