Judge Profile

John Gleeson

Judicial Experience:

  • United States District Judge, U.S. Eastern District, New York, October 24, 1994

Other Professional Experience:

  • Litigation associate, Swaine & Moore, 1981 to 1985
  • Law clerk, Hon. Boyce F. Martin, Jr.,United States Circuit Judge in the Sixth Circuit, 1980 to 1981
  • Assistant United States Attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1985
  • Chief of Appeals

Biographical Data:

  • Born: Bronx, New York July 14, 1953,Judge Gleeson is married and has two daughters.

Education:

  • University of Virginia School of Law, 1980
  • Georgetown University

Publications/Lectures:

  • Federal Criminal Practice, A Second Circuit Handbook, LexisNexis, 2009
  • The Sentencing Commission and Prosecutorial Discretion, 36 Hofstra Law Review 639, 2008
  • Supervising Federal Capital Punishment:Why The Attorney General Should Defer When U.S. Attorneys Recommend Against The Death Penalty, 89 Virginia Law Review 1697, 2003
  • Supervising Criminal Investigations: The Proper Scope Of The Supervisory Power Of Federal Judges, 5 Journal of Law and Social Policy 423, 1997
  • Sentence Bargaining Under The Guidelines, 8 Federal Sentencing Reporter 6, 1996
  • The Federalization Of Organized Crime: The Advantages of Federal Prosecution, 46 Hastings Law Journal 1095, 1995

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, 1995
  • Adjunct professor, Brooklyn Law School, 1990 - 1997
  • Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law., 1994
  • Member of the Defender Services Committee, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1999 - 2008
  • Chair, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2005 - 2008
  • Board of Directors, New York University's Institute of Judicial Administration and of the American Irish Historical Society.

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Judges Practice:

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