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Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum

Biography of Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Cedarbaum
  • First Name: Miriam
  • Middle Name: Goldman
  • Date of Birth: September , 16 , 1929
  • Place of Birth (POB): New York , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Date of Death: February , 5 , 2016
  • Place of Death (POD): New York , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Gender Identity: Female
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • 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): 02/03/1986
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Stewart , Charles E.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 02/03/1986
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/27/1986
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/03/1986
  • Commission Date: 03/04/1986
  • Retirement from Active Service: 03/31/1998
  • Date of Termination: 02/05/2016
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum in the Law School

  • Name of School: Barnard College
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1950

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Columbia Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1953

Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum Career Path


  • Law clerk, Hon. Edward J. Dimock, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1953-1954
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1954-1957
  • Attorney, Court of Claims Section, Office of the Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1958-1959
  • Part-time legal consultant, New York City, 1959-1962
  • First assistant counsel, New York State Moreland Commission on the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law, 1963-1964
  • Associate counsel, The Museum of Modern Art, New York City, 1965-1979
  • Acting justice, Scarsdale [New York] Village Court, 1978-1982
  • Justice, Scarsdale [New York] Village Court, 1982-1986
  • Private practice, New York City, 1979-1986
  • Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, December 4, 1985; no Senate vote


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