United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York is the federal district court whose jurisdiction comprises the entirety of Long Island (including the portion in New York City) and Staten Island. The court's territorial jurisdiction includes the Counties of Kings (Brooklyn), Queens, Richmond (Staten Island), Nassau, and Suffolk. Courthouses are located in Brooklyn and Central Islip.

The United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York represents the United States in civil and criminal litigation in the court. The Acting United States Attorney for the district is Benton J. Campbell, succeeding Roslynn Renee Mauskopf who was recently confirmed as the newest judge of the Eastern District.

Judges

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York has 15 authorized judgeships, filled by judges appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. Eleven judges who have taken senior status are eligible to continue hearing cases. As of March 19, 2007, the Chief Judge of the District is Judge Raymond J. Dearie, who succeeded Judge Edward R. Korman.

Former Judges

*Charles Linnaeus Benedict (1865-1897)
*Asa Wentworth Tenney (1897)
*Edward Beers Thomas (1898-1906)
*Thomas Chatfield (1907-1922)
*Van Vechten Veeder (1911-1917)
*Edwin Louis Garvin (1918-1925)
*Marcus Beach Campbell (1923-1944)
*Robert Alexander Inch (1923-1961)
*Grover M. Moscowitz (1925-1947)
*Clarence G. Galston (1929-1964)
*Mortimer W. Byers (1929-1962)
*Matthew T. Abruzzo (1936-1971)
*Harold Maurice Kennedy (1944-1952)
*Leo Frederick Rayfiel (1947-1978)
*Walter Bruchhausen (1953-1976)
*Joseph Carmine Zavatt (1957-1985)
*John Ries Bartels (1959-1997)
*Jacob Mishler (1960-2004)
*John Francis Dooling Jr. (1961-1981)
*George Rosling (1961-1973)
*Orrin Grimmell Judd (1968-1976)
*Anthony John Travia (1968-1974)
*Mark Americus Costantino (1971-1990)
*Edward Raymond Neaher (1971-1994)
*Henry Bramwell (1974-present)
*George Cheney Pratt (1976-1982)
*Eugene Nickerson (1977-2002)
*Joseph Michael McLaughlin (1981-1990)
*Frank X. Altimari (1982-1985)
*Reena Raggi (1987-2002)

External links

* [http://www.nyed.uscourts.gov/ United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York Official Website]
* [http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/nye/ United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Official Website]


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