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John Lifland

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John Lifland
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #7
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   5/20/1988 - 6/14/2001
Senior:   6/15/2001 - 5/31/2007
Preceded by:   Clarkson Sherman Fisher
Succeeded by:   William Martini
Personal History
Born:   1933
Undergraduate:   Yale University (1954)
Law School:   Harvard Law School (1957)

John C. Lifland (1933-present) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Lifland was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on February 29, 1988, to a seat vacated by Clarkson Fisher; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 19, 1988, and received commission the next day. He assumed senior status on June 15, 2001, and he retired on May 31, 2007. Lifland was succeeded in this position by William Martini.

Early life and education

  • Yale University, B.A., 1954
  • Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1957

Professional career

  • Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1957-1959
  • U.S. Army Lieutenant, 1958
  • Law secretary, Hon. Thomas F. Meaney, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1959-1961
  • Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1961-1988

Judicial career

District of New Jersey

Lifland was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on February 29, 1988, to a seat vacated by Clarkson Fisher; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 19, 1988, and received commission the next day. He assumed senior status on June 15, 2001, and he retired on May 31, 2007.[1] Lifland was succeeded in this position by William Martini.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Clarkson Sherman Fisher
District of New Jersey
1988–2001
Seat #7
Succeeded by:
William Martini