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Jay Carl Waldman

Biography of Jay Carl Waldman

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Waldman
  • First Name: Jay
  • Middle Name: Carl
  • Date of Birth: November , 16 , 1944
  • Place of Birth (POB): Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania (US-PA, PA, 42, Pa., Penn., Penna.)
  • Date of Death: May , 30 , 2003
  • Place of Death (POD): Philadelphia , Pennsylvania (US-PA, PA, 42, Pa., Penn., Penna.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Jay Carl Waldman Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ronald Reagan ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 08/03/1988
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Huyett, III , Daniel H.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 08/03/1988
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 10/05/1988
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 10/14/1988
  • Commission Date: 10/17/1988
  • Date of Termination: 05/30/2003
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Jay Carl Waldman in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Wisconsin
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1966

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1969

Jay Carl Waldman Career Path


  • Law clerk, Hon. Gwilym A. Price, Jr., Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County [Pennsylvania], 1969-1970
  • Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1970-1971
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Pennsylvania, 1971-1975
  • Deputy assistant attorney general, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1975-1977
  • Director, Thornburgh for Governor Commission, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1978
  • Counsel, Gov. Richard Thornburgh, Pennsylvania, 1979-1981
  • General counsel, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1981-1986
  • Commissioner, Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority, 1986-1988
  • Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1986-1988
  • Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, July 26, 1991; no Senate vote


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