Robert Sack

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Robert Sack
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #12
Station:   New York, NY
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   6/16/1998-8/6/2009
Senior:   8/6/2009-Present
Preceded by:   Roger Miner
Succeeded by:   Denny Chin
Personal History
Born:   1939
Hometown:   Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate:   University of Rochester, 1960
Law School:   Columbia Law School, 1963

Robert David Sack is a federal appeals judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in New York. He joined the Court in 1998 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. At the time of appointment, Sack was a private practice attorney in New York City. Sack assumed senior status on August 6, 2009.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sack graduated from University of Rochester with his bachelor's degree in 1960 before receiving his law degree from Columbia Law School in 1963.[1]

Professional career

Sack was a law clerk for Former Federal Judge Arthur Lane in the District of New Jersey from 1963 to 1964 before entering private practice as an attorney in New York City to until 1998. Sack also served as an Associate Special Counsel and Senior Associate Special Counsel for the House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Inquiry board during the Watergate Scandal in 1974.[1]

Judicial career

Second Circuit

On the recommendation of New York U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Sack was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit by President Bill Clinton on November 6, 1997, to a seat vacated by Roger Miner. Sack was confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1998 on a Senate voice vote and received commission on July 18, 1994. On August 6, 2009 Sack assumed senior status.[2][3]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Roger Miner
Second Circuit
Seat #12
Succeeded by:
Denny Chin