Edgardo Ramos

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Edgardo Ramos
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Service:
Appointed by:   Barack Obama
Approval vote:   89-0
Active:   12/5/2011 - Present
Preceded by:   Stephen Robinson
Personal History
Born:   1960
Hometown:   Ponce, Puerto Rico
Undergraduate:   Yale, B.A., 1982
Law School:   Harvard Law, J.D., 1987
Edgardo Ramos is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He joined the court in 2011 after a nomination from Barack Obama. At the time of nomination, Ramos was a private practice attorney in New York.[1]

Early life and education

Ramos received a bachelor's from Yale College in 1982 and a J.D. from the Harvard Law in 1987.[2]

Professional career

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

Nomination Tracker
 Candidate:Edgardo Ramos
 Court:Southern District of New York
 Progress:Confirmed 215 days after nomination.
ApprovedANominated:5/4/2011
ApprovedAABA Rating:Unanimously Well Qualified
ApprovedAQuestionnaire:Questionnaire
DefeatedDHearing:
DefeatedDQFRs:
DefeatedDReported: 
ApprovedAConfirmed:12/5/2011
 Vote:

On May 4, 2011, President Obama nominated Edgardo Ramos to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York to a seat vacated by Stephen Robinson.[3] Obama told the press, "These individuals have demonstrated the talent, expertise, and fair-mindedness Americans expect and deserve from their judicial system. I am grateful for their willingness to serve and confident that they will apply the law with the utmost impartiality and integrity."[2]

Ramos was rated Unanimously Well Qualified by the American Bar Association. He had a hearing before the Senate Judiciary committee on July 28, 2011 and you can find his Committee Questionnaire available here and his Questions for the Record available here.[4]

He was reported by the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 15, 2011, and was confirmed with a Senate vote of 89-0 on December 5, 2011.[5]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Stephen Robinson
Southern District of New York
2011–Present
Succeeded by:
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