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John Emilio Sprizzo

John Emilio Sprizzo, American federal judge. Bar: New York 1960. Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York.

Background

  • Sprizzo, John Emilio was born on December 23, 1934 in Brooklyn. Son of Vincent James and Esther Nancy Sprizzo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor summa cum laude, St. John's University, Jamaica, New York, 1956. Bachelor of Laws summa cum laude, St. John's University, 1959.

    Career

    • Attorney organized crime section, criminal division United States Department Justice, 1959-1963, assistant United States attorney (southern district) New York New York City, 1963-1968, chief appellate attorney, 1965-1966, assistant chief criminal division, 1966-1968. Associate professor law Fordham University Law School, 1968-1972. Partner Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, 1972-1981.

      Judge United States District Court (southern district) New York, 1981—2000, senior judge, 2000—2008. Consultant National Committee for Reform of Criminal Laws, New York City, 1971-1972. Member Knapp Commission, 1971-1972.

      Associate attorney Committee of Court on Judiciary, New York City, 1971-1972.

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York.

    Connections

    • Children: Ann Esther, Johna Emily, Matthew John.
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    Born December 23, 1934
    Died December 16, 2008
    (aged 73)