Born 1940 in Huntington, NY
Judge, U. S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on March 8, 1985, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333;
by the Senate on April 3, 1985, and received commission on April 4, 1985.
Served as Chief Judge, 1999 - 2005
Harvard University, A.B., 1962
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1967
Contact the courtroom clerk regarding use of this equipment.
The courtroom is equipped with a fully integrated evidence presentation system with 15"
monitors for each attorney table, the witness, the Judge and their staff, and a 40"
or 50" plasma for
the gallery. The jury box also has 15" monitors built into the front and
back rows of the jury box,
one for every two jurors. Evidence being displayed from any
source can be annotated from the
witness, lectern, and Judges monitors. All attorney tables
have the ability to connect both audio and
video from a computer through a standard VGA
port [laptop/desktop and even Mac/Apple if you
have the VGA adapter]. In addition, there
are two computer audio and video inputs located at the
lectern location. Also at the lectern,
is a document camera for displaying physical evidence that is
not electronic and a
VCR/DVD combo unit. Portable video conferencing equipment can be brought
request for remote appearances.
Internet access is available upon request and with the consent of the presiding Judge.
for more information.