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Louis Freeh
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   5/30/1991 - 8/31/1993
Preceded by:   Richard Daronco
Succeeded by:   Shira Scheindlin
Personal History
Born:   1950
Undergraduate:   Rutgers College (1971)
Law School:   Rutgers University School of Law (1974), New York University School of Law (1984)

Louis J. Freeh (1950-present) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Freeh was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on April 9, 1991, to a seat vacated by Richard Daronco; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 1991, and received commission on May 30. He resigned on August 31, 1993.[1] Freeh was succeeded in this position by Shira Scheindlin.

Early life and education

  • Rutgers College, B.A., 1971
  • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., 1974
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1984[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army Reserve Lieutenant, JAG Corps, 1985-present
  • Law clerk, U.S. Sen. Clifford P. Case, Newark District Office, New Jersey, 1974-1975
  • Private practice, New Jersey, 1974-1975
  • Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, New York City, 1975-1980
  • Supervisory special agent, Organized Crime Section, FBI, Washington, DC, 1980-1981
  • Assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1981-1987
  • Chief, Organized Crime Unit, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, 1987-1989
  • Deputy U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1989
  • Associate U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1989-1990
  • Special prosecutor, U.S. Department of Justice, 1990-1991
  • Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, DC, 1993-present[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

Freeh was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on April 9, 1991, to a seat vacated by Richard Daronco; he was confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 1991, and received commission on May 30. He resigned on August 31, 1993.[1] Freeh was succeeded in this position by Shira Scheindlin.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Richard Daronco
Southern District of New York
1991–1993
Succeeded by:
Shira Scheindlin