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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of New York|
|Appointed by:||Barack Obama|
|Active:||12/5/2011 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Stephen Robinson|
|Hometown:||Ponce, Puerto Rico|
|Undergraduate:||Yale, B.A., 1982|
|Law School:||Harvard Law, J.D., 1987|
Early life and education
Ramos received a bachelor's from Yale College in 1982 and a J.D. from the Harvard Law in 1987.
- 2002-2011: Attorney, private practice
- 1992-2002: Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of New York
- 1987-1992: Attorney, private practice
Southern District of New York
|Court:||Southern District of New York|
|Progress:||Confirmed 215 days after nomination.|
|ABA Rating:||Unanimously Well Qualified|
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 (New York). 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."
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.
|Federal judicial offices|
Stephen Robinson (New York)
|Southern District of New York
|Vacancy Count by Congress|
|Vacancy Count by Year||Federal Vacancy Warning System: 2009 • Federal Vacancy Warning System: 2010 • Federal Vacancy Warning System: 2011 • Federal Vacancy Warning System: 2012|