Shira Scheindlin Judge

Shira A. Scheindlin (pronounced SHEND-lin) (born 1946, in Washington, D.C.) is a United States District Court judge for the Southern District of New York. She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on July 28, 1994, to a seat vacated by Louis J. Freeh (who went on the be the director of the FBI), confirmed by the United States Senate on September 28, 1994, and commissioned on September 29, 1994. Scheindlin is known for her intellectual acumen, demanding courtroom demeanor, aggressive interpretations of the law, expertise in mass torts, electronic discovery, and complex litigation. Scheindlin received her Bachelor's Degree in Far Eastern Studies from University of Michigan (1967), her Master's Degree in History from Columbia University (1969), and her J.D. from Cornell Law School (1975). Before taking her current seat on the Southern District, Scheindlin worked as a prosecutor, commercial lawyer, and judge. She was a clerk for federal judge Charles L. Brieant, and from 1977 to 1981 was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. From 1981 to 1982, she was General Counsel for the New York City Department of Investigation.

Personal details

Date of birth
1946
Nationality
United States of America
Places lived
Washington, D.C. , United States of America
pop. 646,449 (2013)

Education

1. Cornell Law School Private university

Cornell Law School, located in Ithaca, New York, is a graduate school of Cornell University and one of the five Ivy League law schools. The school confers three law degrees. The school has a student to faculty ratio of 10.4 to 1, the third lowest of the 184 American Bar Association–accredited law schools in the United States.

Type Private university
Founded
1887
Headquarters
Myron Taylor Hall, 524 College Avenue, 14853 - Ithaca, New York
Undergraduates
2010. 0
Postgraduates
2010. 615
Official web page www.lawschool.cornell.edu
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People attended Cornell Law School connected by profession and/or age

b. 1941., Judge
b. 1951., Judge
b. 1957., Judge
b. 1934., Judge
b. 1922., Judge
b. 1952., Judge
b. 1947., Politician
b. 1944., Lawyer

2. Cornell University Colleges/University

Cornell University ( /kɔrˈnɛl/ kor-NEL) is a private Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York, United States. It is a private land-grant university, receiving annual funding from the State of New York for certain educational missions. Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, the university was intended to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge—from the classics to the sciences, and from the theoretical to the applied. These ideals, unconventional for the time, are captured in Cornell's motto, a popular 1865 Ezra Cornell quotation: "I would found an institution where any person can find instruction in any study.

Institution info

Type Private university
Endowment
2012. 4.95 bil. $
2011. 5.28 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1865
Headquarters
410 Thurston Ave., 1853 - Ithaca, New York
Undergraduates
2012. 14,261
2010. 13,935
2009. 13,914
Postgraduates
2012. 7,163
2011. 7,004
2010. 4,971
Acceptance rate
2014. 14.0 %
2012. 16.2 %
2010. 18.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 29 K $
2012. 43.4 K $
2011. 41.5 K $
2010. 39.5 K $
Official web page www.cornell.edu
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People attended Cornell University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1944., Judge
b. 1949., Judge
b. 1946., Judge
b. 1950., Judge
b. 1951., Judge
b. 1948., Judge
b. 1951., Judge
b. 1944., Judge

3. University of Michigan Colleges/University

The University of Michigan (commonly referred to as Michigan, U-M, UMich, or U of M) is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan in the United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Institution info

Type Flagship university
Endowment
2012. 8.4 bil. $
2011. 7.8 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1817
Headquarters
Fleming Administration Building, 48109 - Ann Arbor, Michigan
Undergraduates
2013. 28,283
2010. 27,027
2009. 26,208
Postgraduates
2013. 15,427
2010. 14,897
2009. 15,466
Acceptance rate
2014. 32.2 %
2012. 36.6 %
2011. 40.6 %
2010. 41.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 14.8 K $
2011. 12.6 K $
2010. 11.8 K $
2009. 11.7 K $
2008. 11 K $
Official web page www.umich.edu
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b. 1949., Judge
b. 1950., Judge
b. 1948., Judge
b. 1944., Judge
b. 1942., Judge
b. 1946., Judge
b. 1946., Judge
b. 1951., Judge

4. Columbia University Colleges/University

Columbia University in the City of New York, commonly referred to as Columbia University, is an American private Ivy League research university located in New York City, New York, United States. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleges founded before the American Revolution. Today the university operates seven Columbia Global Centers overseas in Amman, Beijing, Istanbul, Paris, Mumbai, Santiago and Nairobi.

Institution info

Type Private university
Endowment
2012. 8.2 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1754
Headquarters
116th Street and Broadway, 10027 - New York City, New York
Undergraduates
2013. 8,365
2012. 7,814
2010. 7,950
2009. 7,693
Postgraduates
2013. 18,568
2012. 18,657
2010. 17,258
2005. 19,672
Acceptance rate
2013. 7.0 %
2013. 6.89 %
2012. 7.4 %
2012. 7.42 %
2010. 10.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 46.8 K $
2012. 47.2 K $
2011. 45.3 K $
2010. 41.2 K $
Official web page www.columbia.edu
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People attended Columbia University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1948., Judge
b. 1951., Judge
b. 1941., Judge
b. 1946., Judge
b. 1943., Judge
b. 1872., Judge
b. 1940., Judge
b. 1921., Judge

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